Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Berners-Lee differentiates network "services" from "infrastructure" in advocating pro-neutrality regulation by FCC

Tim Berners-Lee has drawn a distinction between “Internet infrastructure” and “Internet services” in arguing for network neutrality, in a summary in TechDirt, here. Berners-Lee says that the biggest companies could destroy competition and the free market if allowed to.  So, echoing George Soros when talking about financial regulation, Berners-Lee says you need some regulation of the biggest players to make sure they allow a fair playing field for smaller companies, especially in providing services.    

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