Binge On! - And So This is Net Neutrality?

Sander Steffann sander at
Tue Nov 24 14:43:33 UTC 2015

Hi Owen,

> To me, net neutrality isn’t as much about what you charge the customer for the data, it’s about
> whether you prioritize certain classes of traffic to the detriment of others in terms of
> service delivery.
> If T-Mobile were taking money from the video streaming services or only accepting
> certain video streaming services, I’d likely agree with you that this is a neutrality
> issue.

You are right in that it could have been much worse. However: giving a big advantage to a certain technology does get in the way of innovation in e.g. new video delivery technologies. And in the long run less innovation will not be to the benefit of the internet's users. We are already too locked in to tcp-port-80-and-443 as it is :(


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