CloudFlare: Thoughts on Network Neutrality

CloudFlare published Thoughts on Network Neutrality, the FCC, and the Future of Internet Governance, which is one of the better articles on Net Neutrality I’ve read.

Bad things happen when lawyers and politicians step in too early to regulate technology markets that are still developing. In this case, the FCC not only may be stepping in too early — before we know what the actual, not just theoretical, problems they aim to regulate will be — but they were forced by previous court decisions and political realities to apply the rules written for traditional telephone networks rather than craft a new regulation specific to the unique nature of the Internet.