Verizon Public Policy on Netflix
mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Thu Jul 17 00:14:14 UTC 2014
Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Jul 13, 2014, at 16:00 , Brett Glass <nanog at brettglass.com> wrote:
>> At 10:25 AM 7/13/2014, Charles Gucker wrote:
>>> ALL ISPs are in the business of providing access to
>>> the Internet. If you feel the need to rebel, then I suggest you
>>> look at creative ways to increase revenue from your customers,
>> My customers do not want me to "creatively" find ways to extract
>> additional money from them so as to cover expenses that Netflix
>> should be covering. Nor do they want me to subsidize Netflix
>> subscribers from the fees from non-Netflix subscribers. They
>> want to pay a fair price for their Internet that does not include
>> paying ransom to third parties.
> Why should Netflix be covering those expenses? Your customers
> asked for the content from Netflix. They paid you to deliver it and they
> paid Netflix for the content.
Not for nothing, but in the old days, if I asked Netflix to send me a CD
in the mail, they paid the postage - out of the fee I paid them.
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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