Like a lot of things we Dutch, have taken the liberal view. Trying to make freedom of the internet a right for all people. https://www.bof.nl/2012/05/08/netherlands-first-country-in-europe-with-net-neutrality/ I was glad that this got signed, now lets see how long it takes the rest of the world to catch up. Examples from history: Gay rights. Drugs and Society. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_rights_in_the_Netherlands Legal since 1811 First country to legalise marriage for gays. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_the_Netherlands Coffee shops any body.