Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes has defended in the World Wide Web Conference 2012 in Lyon,  to protect he openness of the web and rid it of any "digital handcuffs" is a priority.

Kroes opened her speech by showing a pair of handcuffs that she had been sent by the Free Software Foundation along with a letter about open standards. "They were worried about digital handcuffs," she said.  "The best thing about the Internet is that it is open. Indeed...

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