[lime-users] Fwd: Re: [Telecommons] WIFI4EU : Common letter open for signature
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Tue May 23 05:55:50 UTC 2017
We signed the letter :)
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Subject: Re: [Telecommons] WIFI4EU : Common letter open for signature
Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 11:39:54 +0200
From: Christopher Talib (La Quadarture du Net) <contact at laquadrature.net>
Reply-To: contact at laquadrature.net
To: telecommons at laquadrature.net
The letter is published and sent to MEPs :
Do not hesitate to share it in your networks !
Le jeudi 18 mai 2017 à 12:39 +0200, Christopher Talib a écrit :
> Dear all,
> As we discussed earlier this month, we are going to send a common letter
> from community networks to EU institutions concerning the WIFI4EU
> regulation. WIFI4EU
> (https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/wifi4eu-free-wi-fi-europeans ) is an initiative announced last year by President Juncker in his "State of the Union" speech in Strasbourg. To deliver on this promise "to equip every European village and every city with free wireless Internet access around the main centres of public life by 2020", the EU will unleash 120 million between by 2017-2019 to roll out WiFi hotspots in at least 6,000 to 8,000 local communities.
> This initiative is laudable however, big telco companies want to ensure
> their monopolies through by leave smaller actors apart of it. Plus, few
> amendements are might open breaches of privacy by allowing the use of
> personal data of users using those networks.
> ***This letter is open for signatures untill Sunday 21 May midnight***.
> We will send it on Monday 22 May, few days before the trialogue meetings
> that will take place on the 29.
> The letter is here : https://pad.lqdn.fr/p/wifi4eu-netcommons-letter
> Do not hesitate to add or comment anything that looks unclear to you.
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