Net Neutrality, the principle that all data should be treated equally on the internet, is of utmost importance to start-ups. Although the EU Connected Continent Proposal plans to introduce net neutrality on a pan-European level, its exact scope remains undetermined. As long as EU-wide legislation is absent, Member States are currently free to decide themselves on how to approach the subject. For start-ups, the position of the Member State vis-à-vis net neutrality could be a decisive factor in choosing both place of establishment and roll-out location.
The importance of Net Neutrality for Start-Ups