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ISP

abbreviation for INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER.
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In his view, access tiering should be prohibited because of the risk it poses to competition and innovation.
Lessig, for instance, is vocal that access tiering violates net neutrality principles because it could involve: (1) discrimination between two content and applications (and between two content and applications providers); and (2) discrimination between a content and application (and provider) and the ISP's own or affiliated content and application.
They argue that regulation is still needed because practices such as access tiering and network management is likely to stifle entry and innovation by the next Google.
So what is the proper policy response if access tiering would sometimes be beneficial and sometimes not?
In my view, there are several problematic sides to access tiering.