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Net Neutrality

e-Book: CIO’s Guide to Internet Policy

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Understanding the e-Business Ecosystem

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The Delusions of Net Neutrality

The author argues that the claim that net neutrality must be abandoned to build special networks for streaming video is just not credible. Hence, any action on that claim is not productive.

Nuts and Bolts of Network Neutrality

This paper explains the "mechanics of network discrimination" i.e. "the technical motivations for discrimination, the various kinds of discrimination and how they would actually be put into practice, and what countermeasures would then be available to users and regulators" to facilitate a more meaningful discussion on network neutrality.

10 Problems with Net Neutrality Proposals

 This paper details current proposals for network neutrality, identifies the problems with them and proposes an alternative solution to address the network neutrality "issue"

Market Analysis of Net Neutrality

This paper discusses the economics of net neutrality in context i.e. a two sided market model in which an Internet Service Provider (ISP) charges both consumers and providers of content, applications and services. A one-sided analysis of two-sided markets may easily lead to incorrect conclusions.