Archives for December 2014

Packets are not pizzas: Why ISPs are content, not carriage

Is an ISP content or carriage? The answer seems to be blindingly obvious: telecoms is about the carriage of bits over a distance, and ISPs are typically run by telcos, and it’s the Internet applications that are the content. You can see Justice Scalia make this argument in the famous Brand X case, where he mocks people who argue that […]