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The Evolution of Price Discrimination in Transportation and its Implications for the Internet
Review of Network Economics
A wide-ranging discussion of the evolution of pricing in early transportation industries, such as lighthouses, canals, and turnpikes, is presented. It shows that price discrimination was an important factor in the development of those industries, and tended to intensify with time. In order to make differential tariffs effective, service providers had the right of detailed inspection of the cargo. These historical precedents help explain the drive by large sectors of the telecommunicationsdoi:10.2202/1446-9022.1055 fatcat:qh5fx7k3hbgn5ab6zx3ywdymva