Network Neutrality: More on the economics

Barbara van Schewick has a fantastic new paper about the economics of network neutrality. As she nicely demonstrates, there is a severe threat of discrimination without network neutrality regulation, and that discrimination will reduce application-level innovation. van Schewick’s work is not funded by any of the special interests involved in this issue — nor is it sponsored by the “independent” think tanks that are funded by the special interests involved in this issue.

Grab the pdf here.

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3 Responses to Network Neutrality: More on the economics

  1. Mike Chartier says:

    This is a curious paper. We have half a decade of broadband deployment to develop data points of what actually happens yet its written as if in a green field.

    Insights from game theory, industrial organization, antitrus, eveolutionary economics and management strategy are fine tools, but what about reality.

    A couple of the most relevant data points in the discussion should have been the AUPs that restricted VPNs and IP translations, and how the market resolved the issue, but they aren’t even mentioned.

  2. DayDreamer says:

    Let’s try getting a non-password protected version where we can actually text select and copy the title (or a paragraph, or anything else). Very annoying!

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