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Internet Governance and Economics of Network Neutrality

  • Patrick Maillé
  • Peter Reichl
  • Bruno Tuffin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7216)

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 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Maillé
    • 1
  • Peter Reichl
    • 2
  • Bruno Tuffin
    • 3
  1. 1.Télécom BretagneCesson-Sévigné CedexFrance
  2. 2.FTW Telecommunications Research Center ViennaAustria
  3. 3.INRIA Rennes Bretagne-AtlantiqueFrance

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