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It does have drawbacks, but you can work around them. Good for tweakers.
As a background, the Dutch (officials) have a standing as being the nation with some of the most telephone taps in the world - without good justifying. The judge understood this, and clearly prevents the prosecutor office from abusing this particular power in the future, although the parliament still has to decide on a new law-proposal that is being made, giving back these far reaching options (albeit with a bit of smoke-and-dagger 'judicial oversight').
Ultimately, Europe is probably the best bet in this case. The US sounds nice, and is a nice country to travel around, but living there is harsh and not very welcoming (little assistance if you go unemployed e.g.). Go for the safest choice for now : let them make the choice later.
Did not hear anything from No-ip though ; when I logged in yesterday to find out what was wrong, and why my domain was not resolving, there was no information whatsoever.
But seriously, whatever argument they come up with, I am sure it has been discussed in Europe where the same lobbyists were active, but *failed* to kill real net-neutrality. I suggest the politicians and those interested read the reports on that debate.
Good luck US, in the mean-time: here's to European Internet leadership !
hold on, what year was this again ?