Net Neutrality: Need for a Level Ground for all Players

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Book Title: Cyber Crime, Regulations and Security – Contemporary Issues and Challenges
ISBN: 978-81-956533-0-0
Author(s): Sonu Choudhary
Published On: 15/11/2022
First Page: 299
Last Page: 311
Publisher: The Law Brigade Publisher


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Sonu Choudhary, Net Neutrality: Need for a Level Ground for all Players, 299-311, Published on 15/11/2022, Available at



Technology in recent times has reformed the world economy and has drastically increased the economic accessibility, prompted the progression of the business community. Given the traumatic pandemic of Novel Covid-19, technology as inasmuch easy access to the internet has brought the world together to overcome the pandemic, be it business, imparting education, governance and above all being catered of daily needs of a common citizen. Unfolding the usage of the internet, postulate being put forth is the Right to have Equal Access to the Internet as a Fundamental Right encompassing Article 21 of Indian Constitution and further unfolds the ongoing debate of Net Neutrality.  This research paper discusses the concept of net neutrality in India and around the major developed countries outlining the historical background leading to the development of various regulations. Further, given the corporate being involved in an in-depth data scam, bluntly violating the net neutrality norms, this paper focuses on India’s perspective regarding net neutrality by highlighting various regulations, debates and licensing norms for ISPs and its stand. Further, it highlights major economies such as the US and the EU model of net neutrality and their official stand or norms to regulate internet services. Lastly, conclude the research paper by critically analysing stakeholders of ISP’s not being in favour of net neutrality and the urgent need for Net Neutrality Legislation in India for the protection of rights for consumers of Internet.


Keywords: Net-Neutrality, ISPs, TRAI, India, Open Internet, Consumers of the Internet, Equal Internet Access.

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