France delays move to make Web giants pay for networks

France backed away from legislation to make Internet companies including Google pay for the burden they place on telecommunications networks, opting instead to ask a commission to study the controversial issue.Fleur Pellerin, junior minister for the digital economy, said the government would ask the National Digital Council, a panel of tech experts and entrepreneurs, to evaluate whether a law was needed and how it might work.
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/15/net-us-france-internet-idUSBRE90E0SA20130115

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