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Vishal Misra
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Academic, Entrepreneur
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What is the definition of Net Neutrality?
There is a lot of confusion over what constitutes Net Neutrality, so much so that parties fiercely on the opposite side of issues both claim to be for it. As an example,  the current controversy over Free Basics has been between Facebook, whose CEO penned a...

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The business of ZeroRating
ZeroRating conversations are dominating Network Neutrality issues these days, whether it is the FreeBasics controversy  in India, Binge On by T-Mobile, or Verizon's recent announcement of a plan similar to AT&T's sponsored data. Here are a few thoughts to c...

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The most important aspect of the new FCC proposal on Net Neutrality
So it has happened. FCC Chairman Wheeler has announced that he wants to bring broadband (both wired and wireless) under Title-II provisions. Network Neutrality advocates are ecstatic , hailing him as a hero . The fact sheet outlining the FCC proposals is av...

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My appearance on BBC World Discussing Net Neutrality and the new FCC proposals
I appeared on the BBC World News program Global with Matthew Amroliwala on February 5th and spoke about Net Neutrality and the new FCC proposals. I tried to make the point that Net Neutrality is a symptom and the real issue is (lack of) competition. The cli...

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We need an "AppleSim" for Wired Internet
Our work has long argued that competition  is the key to an Open Internet, not Network Neutrality regulations. The introduction of AppleSim by Apple on their iPads is a very interesting and important development in that regard. As Apple says in their market...

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Shastri
One could never wish, a sorrier fate, for a foe or friend, enemy or mate,  spoken of, with extreme distaste,  he's the man, you love to hate. Shastri - the man and the image. Erased are memories, of glory days,
of sixes hit, of winning ways,
time it was, he...

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Our response to FCC's NPRM on Open Internet (14-28)
The following is the detailed response we have submitted to the FCC on it's NPRM 14-28 Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet (aka Net Neutrality proposals) Response to the FCC NPRM on Open Internet prepared by
Richard Ma ( tbma@comp.nus.edu.sg ) and
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