European Commission Seeks Public Input On Preservation Of The Open Internet 23/07/2012 by Intellectual Property Watch 1 Comment Print This Post By Matthew Gibson for Intellectual Property Watch The European Commission (EC) announced today that it would begin a period of public consultation on the subject of internet neutrality. The Commission is open to input from all interested public and private parties and hopes to receive feedback in particular on the subjects of internet traffic management, transparency, consumers switching providers, and operator network interconnection issues. The EC plans to combine the information it receives from this open comment period with the recent findings of the Body of European Regulators of European Communications (BEREC) report to create practical recommendations to preserve European net neutrality. The full European Commission press release can be found here. The press release regarding the BEREC internet traffic report released in May can be found here. Related Articles: European Commission Says It Deepens Commitment To Net Neutrality Blocking Of Internet Traffic Common In Europe – EU Report European Commission VP Kroes Urges Open Internet, Prods Copyright Owners "European Commission Seeks Public Input On Preservation Of The Open Internet" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.