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Citations to BITAG reports and/or to BITAG as a forum (as of 5/26/15)

Total citations found = 44





  • V. Giotsas, G. Smaragdakis, B. Huffaker, M. Luckie, kc claffy, “Mapping Peering Interconnections to a Facility,” CoNEXT, Dec. 2015, available at (citing to the Interconnection report).
  • FCC, Open Internet Order, 2015, available at (Citing to BITAG reports twelve times, and to BITAG as a forum twice).
  • Srinivas Arukonda and Samta Sinha, “The Innocent Perpetrators: Reflectors and Reflection Attacks,” ACSIJ Advances in Computer Science: an International Journal, Vol. 4, Issue 1, No.13, January 2015   (Citing to the SNMP report).
  • C. Marsden, Case Studies in Implementing Net Neutrality: A Critical Analysis, Mar. 31, 2015, TPRC 43 conference paper, available at (outlining BITAG’s reports to date).
  • L. Belli, End-to-End, Net Neutrality and Human Rights, pp.13-29 in Net Neutrality Compendium, Nov. 2015, (citing to Port Blocking report).
  • I. Koukoutsidis, Public QoS and Net Neutrality Measurements: Current Status and Challenges Toward Exploitable Results, 2015, Journal of Information Policy Vol. 5, pp. 245-286 (citing the Port Blocking report), available at



  • Level3, Blog post on Interconnection, Sept. 30, 2014,  (describing interconnection issues, then responding that they are indeed a member of BITAG).
  • Professional Information Security Association (PISA), PISA Journal Sep-2014, 2014, pp.25-27 (DDoS attacks section/article citing to BITAG SNMP Report).
  • ICANN Security and Stability Advisory Committee, SAC065, SSAC Advisory on DDoS Attacks Leveraging DNS Infrastructure, available at (citing to SNMP report 2x)
  • Z. Anwar & A.W. Malik, Can a DDoS Attack Meltdown My Data Center? A Simulation Study and Defense Strategies, July 2014, IEEE Communications Letters, v18 Issue 7 (citing to SNMP Report).
  • Kaio Rafael de Souza Barbosa, Gilbert B. Martins, Eduardo Souto, Eduardo Luzeiro Feitosa, Botnets: Caracteristicas e Metodos de Deteccao Atraves do Trafego de Rede, 2014, available at   (Citing to SNMP report for ways to address DDoS botnet attacks).
  • James B. Speta, An Appropriate Interconnection Backstop, 12 Colo. Tech. L.J. 113 (2014) (Citing to BITAG as a forum, “Private institutions have a role to play as well, such as the consensus-developing role of the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group ("BITAG")”).
  • Speta, James B, The United States’ Uncertain Approach to Network Neutrality, 7 J. of L. and Econ. Reg. 1,  2014, pp. 27-43 (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • Cerf, Vinton G. and Ryan, Patrick S. and Senges, Max and Whitt, Richard S., A Perspective from the Private Sector: Ensuring that Forum Follows Function (August 29, 2014). in Beyond Netmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem (William J. Drake and Monroe Price, Eds). 2014; Center for Global Communication Studies, Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, Forthcoming, available at SSRN:



  • European Council, Steering Committee on Media and Information Society (CDMSI), Protecting Human Rights through Network Neutrality: Furthering Internet Users’ Interest, Modernising Human Rights and Safegaurding the Open Internet, 2013 (citing to BITAG Port Blocking Report).
  • J. P. De Vries, L. Simic, A. Achtzehn, M. Petrova, P. Mahonen, “The Wi-Fi ‘congestion crisis’: Regulatory criteria for assessing spectrum congestion claims”, TPRC 2013, available at  (Citing to Congestion Management report, “As a rule of thumb, a network could be considered to be congested when the amount of data to be sent exceeds the capacity available; in the words of a recent engineering consensus, “congestion occurs when instantaneous demand exceeds capacity” (BITAG, 2013)”).
  • B. Szoka, FCC, Net Neutrality & Antitrust (March 31, 2013), available at SSRN: (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • Hon. M.K. Ohlhausen, Net Neutrality vs. Net Reality: Why an Evidence-Based Approach to Enforcement, And Not More Regulation, Could Protect Innovation on the Web, Telecommunications & Electronic Media, 2013, (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • C. Marsden, Net Neutrality Law: Past Policy, Present Proposals, Future Regulation? (October 3, 2013). Proceedings of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum: Dynamic Coalition on Network Neutrality, Nusa Dua Bali, Indonesia, 25 October 2013, available at SSRN: (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • C. Marsden, Net Neutrality: Measuring the Problem, Assessing the Legal Risks (December 1, 2013). IBEI Working Papers 2013/42 Telefonica Chair Series, available at: (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • D. Sicker and B. Kim, Implementing an Open Internet: Republic of Korea and U.S. Perspectives and Motivations (March 31, 2013). TPRC 41: The 41st Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, available at SSRN: (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • Connected Viewing: Selling, Streaming, & Sharing Media in the Digital Age, Jennifer Holt, Kevin Sanson, Eds. Routledge 2013 (book describing BITAG and its structure/processes).



  • M. Berejka, A Case for Government Promoted Multistakeholderism, 10 J. on Telecomm & High Tech. L. 1 (2012) (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • J. Livingood, Considerations for Transitioning Content to IPv6, RFC 6589, April 2012,  (acknowledging BITAG’s TWG for assistance, and to BITAG’s Large Scale NAT effort).
  • J. Waz & P. Weiser, Internet Governance: The Role of Multistakeholder Organizations (December 31, 2012). Journal of Telecommunications and High Technology Law, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2013, available at SSRN: (citing to BITAG as a forum).
  • K. A. Sieh and D.N. Hatfield, The Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) and Its Role in Internet Governance (March 31, 2012). 2012 TRPC, available at SSRN: (describing BITAG as a forum and describing its reports to date).



  • C. Marsden, Network Neutrality: A Research Guide (May 26, 2011). HANDBOOK OF INTERNET RESEARCH, I. Brown, ed., Edward Elgar, 2012, available at SSRN: (giving description of BITAG and history of Internet regulation in the U.S.). 
  • L Downes, Unscrambling the FCC’s Net Neutrality Order: Preserving the Open Internet – But which one?, CommLaw Conspectus, 2011 (citing to BITAG as a forum).



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