Merrill's research focuses on internet infrastructure. Overarching themes in Merrill's writings include centralization of global internet infrastructure, equity of access and ownership over that infrastructure, and the fragility of internet infrastructure during war.
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Suggests that competition reigns the inside of the internet. Mentions the original research presented here undermines that long-held assumption. Considers how the internet’s regulatory infrastructure might respond to these new facts regarding the internet’s interior network infrastructure.