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MEPs to vote on plans to separate internet search engines from commercial activities

Plenary Session Article - Citizens' rights / Information society26-11-2014 - 15:35
 
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A non-binding resolution calling for EU legislation to separate internet search engines from commercial services will be debated by MEPs today and voted on tomorrow. The aim is to level the playing field for online businesses and secure long-term benefits for internet users. Follow the debate and vote live on our website.


The resolution stresses that all internet traffic should be treated equally without discrimination and that the search process and results should be unbiased. It also touches upon the need for “long overdue copyright reform”, proper implementation of the European cloud computing strategy and calls on member states to allocate resources to fight against cybercrime.


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REF. : 20141126STO80726