SECTION 1: Under a truly neutral system, are telcos getting the return on investment they should be getting?
For network neutrality proponents it's simple: the Internet is what it is because it's open. The outlawing of traffic discrimination based on source, type or destination keeps it that way. Everyone pays an ISP to connect, ISPs peer and traffic roams free - no whitelists, no blacklists, no arguments.
But many network operators say this model won't cut it. If third party players are to dominate in network services and applications, then extra money has to find its way back to the network operators to compensate, especially in mobile.
So, do we need to identify the 'providers' on the Internet and have them pay more? Discuss…
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