Internet Wars: A Who’s Who Guide

Stephen J. Norton October 7, 2010
October 7, 2010

Back in the day, there were no protesters outside corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley and no one had a position on net neutrality because no one knew what is was.  But ten or 15 years in the life of the Internet is a long time, and today a person trying to follow the heated debate might need a field guide to sort through the wide array of groups and their philosophical or economic orientations.  In the recent report Who's Who in Internet Politics: A Taxonomy of Information Technology Policy, ITIF enlightens the debate with just such a guide, laying out eight categories of interest groups and explaining the complicated relationships between them.