Today, the Broadband Stakeholder Group had the second meeting discussing what to do to protect the Open Internet: a process started after Ed vaizey’s meeting including Sir Tim Berners-Leee.
Today was what should have been the easy part: talking about transparency of ISPs over network discrimination, or “traffic management”. You can see that all major ISPs have now published a standardized policy such as this from Sky or this (sigh) jpg from Virgin
However, it emerged in discussions that:
The substantive question: whether transparency would work or not was not really discussed. But it is at least useful, especially if real transparency is created. If you have suggestions as to what data you would like to see, or how customers should analyse and verify the data, please let us know.