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According to the principle of net neutrality, use of the internet should be kept free from any sort of discrimination, therefore providing equal opportunities of access to any user.
The term belongs to a group of principles related to the freedom of use of the internet and is included in the general idea of the ‘open internet’, being the idea that the full resources of the internet and means to operate on it should be easily accessible to all individuals, companies and organisations.
The inclusion of the principle within European legislation is mainly a response to certain discriminatory practices adopted by internet services providers (ISPs) to manage internet traffic. These include:
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What is rescission of a contract?The remedy of rescission is available to a party whose consent, in entering into a contract, has been invalidated in some way:•the effect of rescinding a contract is to extinguish it and restore the parties to their pre-contractual positions•the main grounds of
Dividends involve a distribution of cash or a distribution of non-cash assets (known as a distribution in kind or a distribution in specie).A scrip dividend (in a tax context, sometimes referred to as a stock dividend) allows a shareholder to receive new shares in a company as an alternative to a
The Financial Conduct Authority Handbook (FCA Handbook) includes sourcebooks to regulate the conduct of business by a regulated firm relevant to insurers: the Conduct of Business Sourcebook (COBS) and the Insurance Conduct of Business Sourcebook (ICOBS). This Practice Note considers how these
An ad hoc arbitration is any arbitration in which the parties have not selected an institution to administer the arbitration. This offers parties flexibility as to the conduct of the arbitration, but less external support for the process. It can be quicker than institutional arbitration but not if
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