The internet’s continuing success rests on its three foundational principles: 1) that all points in
the network should be able to connect to all other points in the network (the end to end principle);
2) that all providers of the internet should make their best effort to deliver traf?c from point to
point as expeditiously as possible (the best effort principle); and 3) that everyone should be able to
innovate without permission from anyone or any entity (the innovation without permission principle).
Collectively, these principles are the foundation of the openness and neutrality of the internet.…18 December 2015