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Telecommunication Economics

Volume 7216 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 108-116

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Internet Governance and Economics of Network Neutrality

  • Patrick MailléAffiliated withTélécom Bretagne
  • , Peter ReichlAffiliated withFTW Telecommunications Research Center Vienna
  • , Bruno TuffinAffiliated withINRIA Rennes Bretagne-Atlantique

Abstract

This section deals with the network neutrality debate to define the economic relationships between Internet access providers and (distant) content providers. We review the various definitions of what should be a neutral network, the outcome of all international consultations on the topic, and the arguments of network neutrality proponents and opponents.

Keywords

Network neutrality Regulation Content providers