Network Neutrality: Justifiable Discrimination, Unjustifiable Discrimination, and the Bright Line between Them

Canadian Journal of Law and Technology. Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 163, 2007

12 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2009

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Noel Semple

University of Windsor Faculty of Law

Date Written: November 30, 2007

Abstract

The servers and data streams which make up the internet in Canada are owned and controlled by corporations like Rogers and Bell. These businesses have potentially enormous power to control how the internet works, and how much it costs you to use it. Should the government regulate the ways they use this power? The answer, as I argue here, is both yes and no. (Winner of the IT.Can 2007 Student Essay Competition.)

Keywords: network neutrality, internet policy

JEL Classification: K23

Suggested Citation

Semple, Noel, Network Neutrality: Justifiable Discrimination, Unjustifiable Discrimination, and the Bright Line between Them (November 30, 2007). Canadian Journal of Law and Technology. Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 163, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1478949

Noel Semple (Contact Author)

University of Windsor Faculty of Law ( email )

401 Sunset Ave.
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Canada

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