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Another case of consumers facing corporate greed ?

https://www.neowin.net/news/verizon-admits-to-video-optimization-amidst-netflix-throttling-allegations

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In news that is likely to set off a few net neutrality alarms, Verizon has been throttling internet speeds of its users on video streaming sites such as Netflix and YouTube. It also admitted to the claims. Sort of. The company has been working on a network-level optimization for videos that efficiently manages the load without compromising on the quality of the video. Net neutrality laws prohibit throttling but, an exception is made when it comes to network management.

Speaking to Ars Technica, a spokesperson for Verizon claimed that the tests "do not affect the customer video experience".


Network managment is given a bad name by bad practices undertaken by bad companies, when ISP companies focus their efforts on delivering a service with some redundancy then such things will become a thing of the past, until then we will hear the same old stories year in and year out as corporations look to short term stock gains at the expense of a more long term customer facing experience.

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