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Hazlett and Sohn Debate Net Neutrality in the Wall Street Journal
In this week’s Wall Street Journal, IEP Director Thomas Hazlett argues that “network neutrality” regulation not only distorts markets but undermines the demonstrated success of business model competition between Internet service providers. Gigi Sohn, of Public Knowledge, takes the opposite view, arguing — with the Federal Communications Commission — that new regulation is needed to preserve the “open Internet.”
This debate was featured in the Wall Street Journal on May 13, 2013 and can be found here.