September 25, 2014

Net Neutrality and Maintaining a Free and Open Internet

Brent Skorup

Senior Research Fellow

Net neutrality regulations would mandate that essentially all data on the Internet be treated the same by Internet service providers (ISPs), with many supporters calling on the FCC to prohibit “Internet fast lanes.” But are there situations in which different treatment of broadband traffic is good? What role should the government play in ever-changing broadband markets?