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In our debate, watch Professor Les Carr present some arguments both for and against net neutrality.

In this video, Professor Les Carr presents arguments for net neutrality whilst reminding us that although the Web can be considered as a public open system it is built on top of privately owned components.

Now watch this video Net Neutrality Kills created by the online campaign group savetheInternet.eu. Initially, they were unsuccessful in lobbying the European Parliament as on the 27th October 2015 the European Parliament voted not to adopt amendments that would have brought clarity to net neutrality regulation. This resolution did not stop savetheinternet.eu from continuing to campaign. As a result on 30th August 2016 the Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC) included clearer Net Neutrality regulations in their final guidelines.

Julia Reda is a Member of the European Parliament from the Pirate Party. Watch this short interview with Julia Reda that we filmed in October 2016 in which she discusses the importance of net neutrality. You may also be interested in reading her blogpost Victory for Net Neutrality in Europe.
You may be interested in further articles supporting the case for net neutrality. These are available from links in the See Also section at the bottom of this page.
Are you convinced by these arguments? Are there other arguments you can think of for net neutrality?
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