All Blog Posts
These blog posts are written by TAP academics, TAP staff members, and on occasion by guest bloggers. TAP’s purpose for this section of the site is to present information, points of view, research, and debates directly from the academics and guest experts.
Blog Results: 16
Barbara van Schewick Discusses Net Neutrality and the Future of the Internet
Publication Date: May 10, 2023
Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick, an expert on net neutrality, talks about how Internet Service Providers (ISPs) want control over what we do online and how they want to charge more for data we are already paying for.
In a Win for the Open Internet, AT&T Stops Zero-Rating Its Own Video
Publication Date: March 26, 2021
Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick explains why AT&T’s decision to suspend its sponsored data program is a “win for an open and free internet.”
FCC’s Rushed, Technically Flawed Decision Will Harm the Economy
Publication Date: December 19, 2017
Net neutrality expert Barbara van Schewick shares her reaction to the FCC’s recent vote that repealed net neutrality rules.
The FCC Has Always Defended Net Neutrality. Why Stop Now?
Publication Date: December 1, 2017
Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick provides insights into the decades-long commitment that the FCC and its different Chairmen have undertaken to protect an open and accessible internet.
T-Mobile's Binge On Violates Key Net Neutrality Principles
Publication Date: February 3, 2016
Stanford professor, and net neutrality advocate, Barbara van Schewick explains why T-Mobile’s new Binge On program may feel good in the short-term, but harms consumers in the long run.
Europe Is About to Adopt Bad Net Neutrality Rules. Here’s How to Fix Them
Publication Date: October 26, 2015
Tomorrow (Tues. Oct 27) the European Parliament will vote on rules intended to protect network neutrality in the European Union (EU). Professor Barbara van Schewick explains why the proposal is weaker than current net neutrality rules in the U.S., and offers suggestions for securing meaningful net neutrality for Europe.
Barbara van Schewick – One of the Women Who Won Net Neutrality
Publication Date: October 8, 2015
Stanford Professor Barbara van Schewick is recognized for her work in preserving the open Internet.
House Appropriations Bill Threatens to Undo Open Internet Rules Through the Backdoor
Publication Date: June 17, 2015
Professor Barbara van Schewick, Director of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, explains how the FCC’s Open Internet Rules will be impacted by some of the GOP add-ons to the House Appropriations Bill. Professor van Schewick’s post was originally published June 11th, the Appropriations Bill was approved today, June 17th.
Historic FCC Vote will Protect the Future of America's Economy and Democracy
Publication Date: March 6, 2015
Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick shares her reaction to the FCC’s vote to adopt network neutrality rules based on Title II of the Communications Act.
Professor Barbara van Schewick on the Net Neutrality Debate
Publication Date: May 23, 2014
Network neutrality has been in the news a lot lately. To understand the key issues in FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for new net neutrality rules, TAP turns to the expertise of Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick.