“The Internet as a Platform?”

Thanks to Slashdot, found this interesting article from The Register (UK). The article warns that there is no adequate economic model yet for ISPs for large-scale distribution of media on the Internet.
This raises the more general issue for us that televisual innovation and services may produce unintended consequences, if economic modelling doesn’t accompany their capabilities.
The Internet as a Platform?”


One Response

  1. This is a very valuable piece for which much thanks. I think we should send it to some of our participants to get their views on how it relates to the Australian experience.

    In addition to its manifest impact on pricing and access limitations, it has obvious ramifications for net neutrality and for the potential targedy of the internet commons.

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