Reconciling Political and Economic Goals in the Net Neutrality Debate

  title={Reconciling Political and Economic Goals in the Net Neutrality Debate},
  author={Johannes M. Bauer and Jonathan A. Obar},
  journal={The Information Society},
  pages={1 - 19}
The net neutrality debate is one of several sites of struggles to adapt and redefine rights and obligations of stakeholders in the Internet-centric communications system. Its outcomes will shape the future of the Internet and influence the level and distribution of its benefits. We identify key values that drive the net neutrality discussion and examine the governance mechanisms proposed to achieve these objectives. We find that there is no single policy instrument that allows realization of… 
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