Netflix Head Says: ISPs Want to Kill Web Freedom, Suck All Profits

Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, has called out the Internet Service Providers, saying their moves to get Congress to do away with the regulations that currently protect network neutrality are based on bogus arguments. According to Hastings, there is clear evidence that the ISPs can handle streaming video and there is no reason that pay-per-gigabyte (which Hastings fears will kill the movie streaming business) is economically necessary. A May 12th, 2011 Gigaom article by Stacey Higginbotham recaps the correspondence Hastings has had with US and Canadian politicians, while providing useful links - so you can make up your own mind

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