Net neutrality: the technical side of the debate: a white paper

@article{Crowcroft2007NetNT,
  title={Net neutrality: the technical side of the debate: a white paper},
  author={Jon Crowcroft},
  journal={Comput. Commun. Rev.},
  year={2007},
  volume={37},
  pages={49-56}
}
  • J. Crowcroft
  • Published 22 January 2007
  • Economics
  • Comput. Commun. Rev.
Network Neutrality is the subject of much current debate. In this white paper I try to find the signal in the noise by taking a largely technical look at various definitions of network neutrality and the feasibility and complexity of implementing systems that support those ideas.First off, there are a lot of emotional terms used to describe various aspects of what makes the melting pot of the neutrality debate. For example, censorship or black-holing (where route filtering, fire-walling and… 
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