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II Enforcing Private Law on the Internet

From: Private International Law Online: Internet Regulation and Civil Liability in the EU

Tobias Lutzi

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 14 July 2024

2.01 When the US Federal Communications Commission classified broadband technology as a telecommunications service and enacted rules to implement a concept widely known as ‘net neutrality’,1 under which Internet service providers are required to treat all data on their networks equally and without discriminating between different types of content,2 the Commission’s then-chairman, Tom Wheeler, explained: The Internet is the most powerful and pervasive platform on the planet. It is simply too important to be left without rules and without a referee on the field. . ....
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