In early June, Netflix added a notice to their buffering error messages saying, “the Verizon network is crowded right now,” when connectivity was slow. On June 5, Verizon sent Netflix a cease-and-desist letter.
Verizon argues that with the explosion of video and multimedia content, certain network priorities need to be set to allow for the most efficient flow of data.
Maybe if they’re outraged enough, they can make a movie about it. Thirty-four American and Australian companies, including Paramount Pictures, Viacom Inc., Village Roadshow Ltd. and Walt Disney Co., lost a piracy lawsuit in Australia last week when the nation’s top court ruled that a local Internet service provider (ISP)...