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Net Neutrality – the voluntary transparency code

Tambini, Damian (2012) Net Neutrality – the voluntary transparency code. LSE Health and Social Care (07 Sep 2012). Website.

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Abstract

Having trouble using BBC I-player with your broadband package? ever wondered why Skype was cutting out? The question of net neutrality (whether ISPs should be permitted to discriminate between different forms of content they carry) has been one of the biggest telecoms issues in recent years. Some countries, such as the Netherlands have passed legislation to protect the free and open internet whilst others such as the UK have argued that in competitive markets consumers should be able to choose other broadband providers if they find their current providers dont provide open enough internet services. The European Commission has so far backed the hands off- competitive approach, but in the US it was the Regulator, the FCC, that controversially issued open internet ‘Rules’ in 2010.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/healthandsocialcare/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Collections > Health and Social Care at LSE Blog
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 13:00
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2019 00:42
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78690

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