I can’t stand ISPs they still consider themselves service companies and not utilities. They feel that they can continue to charge the consumer more and more for shoddy service. Since they are for many the only provider in the area there’s no recourse. I like this public shaming and hope that it goes beyond just Netflix and people in power take note.
Netflix is not afraid to hold its ground against Verizon’s cease and desist attack, defending its right to inform customers about ISPs network performance when it comes to streaming Netflix content. In a letter to Verizon obtained by Quartz, Netflix general counsel David Hyman attacked the Internet provider, saying that Verizon is at fault for the poor performance some of their mutual customers experience, not Netflix.
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