Net Neutrality: Towards a Co-Regulatory Solution
University of Sussex Law School
January 8, 2010
Christopher T. Marsden, NET NEUTRALITY: TOWARDS A CO-REGULATORY SOLUTION, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010
Chris Marsden argues for a 'Middle Way' on net neutrality, a problem of consumer and media policy without easy answers that cannot be left to self-regulated market actors. His holistic solution considers ISPs' roles in the round, including their ‘Three Wise Monkeys’ legal liabilities for content filtering. Co-regulation is an awkward compromise between state and private regulation, with constitutionally uncertain protection for end-users and the appearance of a solution with only partial remedy against private censorship.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 35
Keywords: network neutrality, Internet policy, co-regulation, self-regulation, media policy, law and economics, censorship
JEL Classification: K14, L86, O38Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 8, 2010 ; Last revised: April 21, 2013
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