Publications

Comments on Mozilla's Proposal

Author(s): 
Barbara van Schewick
Publication Date: 
October 30, 2014
Publication Type: 
White Paper / Report

Mozilla has suggested that the FCC should classify a newly defined service, which it calls “remote edge provider delivery service,” as a telecommunications service. This service, as defined by Mozilla, is offered by broadband Internet access providers to providers of Internet applications, content or services (“edge providers”) and encompasses the transport of an individual edge provider’s data across the ISP’s access network to and from all of an ISP’s subscribers. According to Mozilla, this classification would allow the FCC to adopt rules banning blocking, discrimination, and access fees under Title II of the Communications Act. Read more » about Comments on Mozilla's Proposal

Open Access Publishing: A Literature Review

Author(s): 
Giancarlo Frosio
Publication Date: 
January 20, 2014
Publication Type: 
White Paper / Report

Within the context of the Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe) research scope, this literature review investigates the current trends, advantages, disadvantages, problems and solutions, opportunities and barriers in Open Access Publishing (OAP), and in particular Open Access (OA) academic publishing. This study is intended to scope and evaluate current theory and practice concerning models for OAP and engage with intellectual, legal and economic perspectives on OAP. Read more » about Open Access Publishing: A Literature Review

Network Neutrality and Quality of Service: What a Non-Discrimination Rule Should Look Like

Author(s): 
Barbara van Schewick
Publication Date: 
June 11, 2012
Publication Type: 
White Paper / Report

Over the past ten years, the debate over "network neutrality" has remained one of the central debates in Internet policy. Governments all over the world, including the United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, France and Germany, have been investigating whether legislative or regulatory action is needed to limit the ability of providers of Internet access services to interfere with the applications, content and services on their networks. Read more » about Network Neutrality and Quality of Service: What a Non-Discrimination Rule Should Look Like

COMMUNIA Final Report on the Digital Public Domain

Author(s): 
Giancarlo Frosio
Publication Date: 
March 31, 2011
Publication Type: 
White Paper / Report

This Public Report is the outcome of the work of the COMMUNIA Network on the Digital Public Domain. This Report was undertaken to (i) review the activities of COMMUNIA; (ii) investigate the state of the digital public domain in Europe; and (iii) recommend policy strategies for enhancing a healthy public domain and making digital content in Europe more accessible and usable. Read more » about COMMUNIA Final Report on the Digital Public Domain

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