[IRPCoalition] New paper on NN and ZR out today

Mishi Choudhary mishi at softwarefreedom.org
Tue Jul 28 23:34:55 EEST 2015

Thanks for this work Carol! Will read and revert with questions, if any.
It comes at an opportune time.

On 07/28/2015 04:26 PM, Carolina Rossini wrote:
> https://www.publicknowledge.org/press-release/public-knowledge-publishes-net-neutrality-paper-investigating-zero-rating-practices
> Public Knowledge Publishes Net Neutrality Paper Investigating Zero-Rating
> Practices
> By Shiva Stella <https://www.publicknowledge.org/author/shiva-stella>
> July 28, 2015
> Net Neutrality <https://www.publicknowledge.org/tag/Net+Neutrality>, Zero
> Rating <https://www.publicknowledge.org/tag/Zero+Rating>
> [image: img]
> Today, we’re happy to announce our newest working-paper, Exploring
> Zero-Rating Challenges: Views from Five Countries
> <https://www.publicknowledge.org/documents/exploring-zero-rating-challenges-views-from-five-countries>,
> by Carolina Rossini, Vice President of International Policy at Public
> Knowledge and Taylor Moore, our 2015 Google Policy Fellow. This paper
> examines zero-rating practices on a global scale, focusing on their effects
> in five countries to add to the growing international net neutrality debate.
> The following can be attributed to Carolina Rossini, Vice President of
> International Policy at Public Knowledge:
> “The zero-rating debate is one of the toughest issues out there, and has
> called into question various issues related to net neutrality and
> competition policy. Countries have changed their clear-cut laws to
> accommodate some practices. These zero-rating models include a variety of
> goals, ranging from marketing to adding more clients to your network to
> providing public services related information to connecting more people to
> the Internet. However, we need to get past the rhetoric of good intentions
> and look at the facts to inform policymakers. This is necessary so we can
> foster innovation and promote the public interest as we move forward with
> strong net neutrality rules around the globe.”
> The following can be attributed to Taylor Moore, Google Policy Fellow at
> Public Knowledge:
> “Admittedly, before the case studies I was unaware of the global
> significance of these issues. However, its significance and multifaceted
> nature are illustrated by the variation in each country's response to net
> neutrality and zero-rating. I think that these case studies will not only
> contribute to the ongoing debate of these subjects, but will also aid in
> future formulations of policy considerations. Going forward, I think that
> Public Knowledge’s approach of analyzing the global response will be
> beneficial.”
> You may view this paper here
> <https://www.publicknowledge.org/documents/exploring-zero-rating-challenges-views-from-five-countries>
> .
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