Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Wed Jul 16 23:22:34 UTC 2014


On 7/16/14, 3:57 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Jul 13, 2014, at 09:09 , nanog at brettglass.com wrote:
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>> If Netflix continues on its current course, ALL ISPs -- not just rural ones,
>> will eventually be forced to rebel. And it will not be pretty.
> I don't think so. I think the reality is that access providers have been trying to find ways
> to force content providers to subsidize their business and avoid charging their customers
> accurately for a long time and that continuing to do so is damaging to everyone involved.
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Indeed. We've heard this at each turn of the bandwidth crank from OMG 
JPG's! to OMG VoIP!
to OMG HD! to OMG Quantum Teleportation! (ok, maybe not the last. yet.)

Nobody's owed a business model, and we all know it's messy around the 
edges. Suck it up,
and maybe your customers will too.

Mike


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