April 21, 2016
The TRAI's Regulation to protect net neutrality in India
Earlier this year, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India issued the Prohibition of Discriminatory Tariffs for Data Services Regulations 2016. This regulation effectively prohibits internet service providers from offering data plans to subscribers on the basis of the content accessed by the subscribers.
This regulation came in the wake of intense public and policy level debates on the issue of net neutrality and differential pricing for internet data packs.
Rakhi Jindal and Gowree Gokhale have written an article discussing the issue of net neutrality and the recent regulation. This article was published by E-commerce Law and Policy Journal in March 2016. The article can be accessed here.
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