New Governance, and its limits. Service and Pricing structure –Best-effort delivery –Sender keep all –Flat fee pricing (binary logic) –BUT congestion, different service level requirements.
New Governance (contd) Interconnection and peering –Decentralized governance - Difference with phone network Incentives for cooperation –Emerging tensions Standard setting –Cooperative / democratic –IETF, IAB, –emerging tensions
Four Key Success Factors Expanding Community of Users Users invent it Pricing: Networks binary logic Decentralized governance
Emerging Issues Congestion Peering Broadband Future of end-to-end
Congestion Local access and Backbone Pricing solutions Quality of Service
Interconnection: Peering From multilaterals to bilaterals Peering vs. Transit NAP Control FCC approach (Kende) –Decentralized, cooperative approach was good because didn't require regulation –Assess market competition –Antitrust remedies if there is a problem
How different from old issues? –industry structure (monopoly,...) –Natural Monopoly? –Tariffs, access charges and intl settlements –Cross-subsidies –Innovation at the end
Internet and Freedom: Jeffersonian myths Internet can't be regulated –Tech decentralized architecture no single control point cooperative governance "routes around censorship" –Government has no "moral right" over new space (cyberspace) and no credible means of enforcement (Barlow)