German ISP Plans Limits on Customers' Downloads

The debate over “network neutrality,” the principle that all bits of digital information are created equal, has come home in a real way for millions of Germans. Deutsche Telekom, the former monopoly that controls 60 percent of broadband Internet connections in the country, said April 22 that it would impose hard-and-fast download limits on all customers of its home Internet service, starting in 2016.