Canada’s Telecom Regulator Supports Net Neutrality


In a move seen as a victory for net neutrality advocates, Canada’s telecom regulator said all data delivered online should be treated equally by internet service providers as it blocked one company’s effort to leverage content to win customers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) ruled that Quebecor Inc.’s Videotron can no longer offer unlimited music streaming from Spotify, Google Music and others to wireless customers without it counting against their data allowances, a practice known as zero-rating.

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