[Air-l] 'Net Neutrality' Laws May be Needed, MUCH BETTER Panel Says

Jeremy Hunsinger jhuns at vt.edu
Mon Sep 26 10:08:20 PDT 2005


It is amazing how media outlets are portaying assent or dissent  
depending on their perspective.  On friday, I was listening to the  
bbc's fictionalization of internet governance in the future.  It was  
fairly enlightening as to the british government perspective, if not  
really the BT's.     The bbc podcast was in their 'go digital' series  
i think.
On Sep 26, 2005, at 9:15 AM, csandvig at uiuc.edu wrote:

>
> Ha.  It's great that "a consensus of telecom professionals and
> lobbyists have reached consensus" on this issue, as the
> reporter says.  (I wonder why telecom professionals from Skype
> weren't invited?)  Others have not reached a consensus.  I
> went to a different panel on net neutrality in Washington D.C.
> a few days after the one chronicled in Jeremy's forward.  It was:
>
>   Network Neutrality vs. Network Diversity: The Debate
>   Between Open and Proprietary Broadband Architectures
>   http://www.tprc.org/TPRC05/Sat200Sess05.htm#NetNeutral
>
> There was no sign of agreement there.
>
> Christian
>
>
> Jeremy wrote:
>
>> September 23, 2005
>>
>> No 'Net Neutrality' Laws Needed, Panel Says
>> Government intervention to keep Internet "open" could do
>>
> more harm
>
>> than good, say some observers.
>> By Lawrance Binda
>> Courtesy of Advanced IP Pipeline
>> <http://www.internetweek.com/171200382?cid=test1_rssfeed>
>>
>>
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