The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
Architecture and Public Policy
CIS explores how changes in the architecture of computer networks affect the economic environment for innovation and competition on the Internet, and how the law should react to those changes. This work has lead us to analyze the issue of network neutrality, perhaps the Internet's most debated policy issue, which concerns Internet user's ability to access the content and software of their choice without interference from network providers.
IntroductionI welcome the opportunity to submit reply comments to this proceeding.I submit my comments as a professor of law and, by courtesy, electrical engineering at Stanford University whose research focuses on Internet architecture, innovation, and regulation. I have a Ph.D. in computer science and a law degree and have worked on net neutrality for the past 23 years.I have not been retained or paid by anyone to participate in this proceeding, and I speak only for myself.
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Contribution to ARCEP's 2023 State of the Internet Report. You can read the press release (English), full report (French, pdf, van Schewick contribution on p. 48), and the complete section on Guaranteeing Net Neutrality (English, pdf, van Schewick contribution on p. 4) here. Read more about Open Floor to Barbara van Schewick: Net Neutrality in the United States