Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Data packets on the Internet: U.S. Supreme Court torpedoed net neutrality - ABC Online

A U.S. appeals court rules on net neutrality, according to which all data packets on the Internet should be treated equally, missed a damper.

The judge in the Washington Telecom Group, Verizon gave right, who had complained about it. The decision could have implications for big American provider of video services such as Netflix, the online video store or the Google platform YouTube. If the decision made, they could be forced to pay for the transportation of their data by U.S. broadband networks. This is not provided in their current business models.

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