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.
I’m passionate about how net neutrality enables startups to thrive without getting permission or paying taxes to the ISPs that people pay to get online.Net neutrality is the simple principle that the marketplace, not ISPs, gets to decide what apps, websites, and services win and lose, and it’s enabled tens of thousand of entrepreneurs to build new things.
Instead of listening to the thousand of startups and investors who argue that ending net neutrality would damage online innovation, FCC chair Ajit Pai is pushing a vote this Thursday to dismantle two decades of open internet protections in one of the biggest corporate giveaways in history.
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