10 Pages Posted: 28 Apr 2010
Date Written: March 24, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission’s recently proposed “nondiscrimination” principle in its Open Internet NPRM is shown to be incompatible with established definitions of discrimination in the economics literature and communications jurisprudence.
Keywords: FCC, Broadband, Network Neutrality, Internet, Communications, Discrimination
JEL Classification: L1, L5, L86, L96
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Ford, George S. and Spiwak, Lawrence J., Non-Discrimination or Just Non-Sense: A Law and Economics Review of the FCC’s New Net Neutrality Principle (March 24, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1597024 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1597024