Data discrimination is the selective filtering of information by a service provider. This has been a new issue in the recent debate over net neutrality. Accordingly one should consider net neutrality in terms of a dichotomy between types of discrimination that make economic sense and will not harm consumers and those that constitute unfair trade practices and other types of anticompetitive practices. Non-discrimination mandates that one class of customers may not be favored over another so the network that is built is the same for everyone, and everyone can access it.
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