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European Parliament Approves Net Neutrality Rules, But Creates Loopholes

The European Parliament today voted in favor of net neutrality rules, but with loopholes that could give broadband providers "more leeway" in Europe than the U.S., Ars Technica reports.

The rules ban paid prioritization, but allow for exceptions for services including IPTV and high-definition videoconferencing. "Net neutrality advocates believe the exception can be abused and potentially slow down the content of online service providers that don't pay ISPs," Ars Technica says.

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