Communications Daily: Internet Architect [David Clark] Suggests ‘Futures Market’ to Avoid Policy Disputes

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The core Internet function of routing packets has never been a problem — it’s “routing money” that has set up the Internet’s intractable policy disputes, an official integral to the Internet’s development told a George Mason University Law School audience late Tuesday. David Clark, the chief protocol architect of the Internet until its commercialization and now senior research scientist at MIT, suggested that a “futures market” should be considered for bandwidth that can anticipate demand and allocate costs more efficiently than today. Internet_Architect_Suggests.Feb2009

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