Several Canwest papers run a story this morning (Montreal Gazette, Edmonton Journal) on the move toward a two-tiered Internet in Canada. I’m quoted expressing concern, but the most important part of the story comes from Telus, which not only confirms the move toward tieried pricing ("The industry has to move […]
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My column this week on a two-tiered Internet attracted considerable attention (even bringing my website to a crawl at one point), though several people noted privately that it focused primarily on the situation in Canada and the U.S. I’ve tried to remedy that with a piece for the BBC that […]
My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available version) examines the growing trend toward a two-tiered Internet, which upends the longstanding principle of network neutrality under which ISPs treat all data equally. I argue that the network neutrality principle has served ISPs, Internet companies, and Internet users well. […]