Network Neutrality: From Policy to Law to Regulation

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Net neutrality is the most contested Internet access policy of our time. This book offers an in-depth explanation of the concept, addressing its history since 1999, its engineering, the policy challenges it represents and its legislation and regulation. Various case studies are presented, including Specialized Services and Content Delivery Networks for video over the Internet, and the book goes on to examine the future of net neutrality battles in Europe, the United States and developing countries, as well as offering co-regulatory solutions based on FRAND and non-exclusivity. It will be a must-read for researchers and advocates in the net neutrality debate, as well as those interested in the context of communications regulation, law and economic regulation, human rights discourse and policy, and the impact of science and engineering on policy and governance.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationManchester UK
PublisherManchester University Press
Number of pages258
ISBN (Electronic)9781526105479
ISBN (Print)9781526107275
Publication statusPublished - 23 Feb 2017
Externally publishedYes

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