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“The judge found that the law is on a solid legal foundation and that the ISPs trying to overturn it are not likely to prevail,” said Barbara van Schewick, a law professor at Stanford University who contributed legal briefs in support of the law. Read more about Net Neutrality May Soon Return Thanks to California Judge
"Barbara van Schewick, Stanford law professor, argued in her filing that regulation should make clear that TMPs should be as “application agnostic” as possible, which means they should not slow down specific types of content or specific applications, when other ways to manage traffic exist. Read more about Enforcing Net Neutrality in India: what to know before TRAI's open house discussion
"“Reasonable Traffic Management” as defined in the EU law, does not clearly emphasise that traffic management in times of congestion should be as application-agnostic as possible. “That is a problem,” Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick had told BEREC in a filing in 2016." Read more about EU regulator reminds telcos to not breach Net Neutrality during COVID-19 pandemic
"5G network slicing could be discriminatory: “Practices such as 5G network slicing,” AIC said, “have the potential to be used to circumvent the core net neutrality principles.” 5G network slicing lets telcos allocate resources dynamically in real time depending on demand for specific types of services. Read more about Asia Internet Coalition recommends principle-based rules on Net Neutrality
"Net neutrality rules need to enforce “application agnostic” rules, that is, internet providers should not discriminate against entire classes of services, like email or streaming video, Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick wrote in her filing and countercomment to the TRAI. Read more about India needs clear net neutrality rules for network management: Barbara van Schewick, Stanford law professor
"In a counter-comment, Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick cautioned against allowing the kind of flexibility Airtel is asking for. “ISPs have routinely blocked or discriminated against specific applications or types of applications to manage congestion when they were not required to manage their networks in an application-agnostic manner,” she wrote. She recommended an explicit prohibition of class-specific prioritisation that Airtel has pressed for." Read more about 'No need for committee to enforce net neutrality': Airtel to TRAI