The Impact of ISPs on the Architecture of the Internet
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Overview: It appears that the rise of ISPs to provide access to the rapidly growing Internet was essential after the US government stepped aside. However, the rise of ISPs has led to the deterioration of the original end-to-end architecture of the Internet. This compromise in the original design of the Internet has led to a more complex network that has more elements of control and regulation. This development has hurt the individual user of the Internet and holds the potential to completely transform the Internet from an open communication network into a controlled network with little user freedom.