Department of Health and Human Services, which proposed the nondiscrimination rule
in May, referred questions about the lawsuit to the Department of Justice.
Under these circumstances, adopting a very general or ambiguous nondiscrimination rule
today constitutes an attractive compromise, since the controversial question is not decided one way or the other.
That said, a nondiscrimination rule
is not the only way for the FCC
Following the first literature review by SCHUETT (2010), we can identify two main orientations for defining network neutrality within economic analysis: the zero-price rule and the nondiscrimination rule
The Article contends that, when these interaction effects are understood, a nondiscrimination rule
applied only to a converged carrier's Internet service can be rendered ineffective by the carrier's move to managed services offerings.
Life insurance coverage equal to the same percentage of compensation for all participants will not violate the benefit nondiscrimination rule
Assuming one could demonstrate monopoly power in the access market, a more sensible nondiscrimination rule
would be to require that carriers charge different content providers the same rate for any given enhancement of QoS, not to prevent any charges for enhanced QoS whatsoever.
Even before President Clinton signed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" into law as a compromise in 1993, the American Association of Law Schools added sexual orientation to its nondiscrimination rule
, prompting law schools to refuse interview access to all employers who discriminate on that basis.
requirements by adopting a nondiscrimination rule
106) The FCC's draft nondiscrimination rule
in the Open Internet proceeding is an example of this type of approach.
If a nondiscrimination rule
were based on antitrust thinking, then
The principal concerns of SGA are that the proposed nondiscrimination rule
would lock the Internet into its current form -- where continuous access to stolen works is the norm - and that it would prevent Internet service providers (ISPs) from developing technology to effectively combat piracy.