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Cogent: Comcast forced Netflix with clever traffic clogging

Comcast calls the Internet backbone provider's description "wholly inaccurate" at a Congressional hearing.

By May 8, 2014


Mitt Romney goes after Obama with PowerPoint

Technically Incorrect: The former Republican candidate decides that only technology can fully expose the truth. Might this be a template for the coming debates?

By June 14, 2015


Taylor Swift is right: Spotify should lose its free music option

Spotify offers a free music tier that delivers a good portion of the service's paid subscription version. And that's exactly the problem.

By May 2, 2015


FCC strikes in Net neutrality war: Run Internet like a utility

The new rules would prohibit speeding up, slowing down or blocking broadband Internet traffic, under regulations that date back to the early days of the telephone business.

By February 4, 2015


Could Netflix pop up on Comcast? Maybe in a few years

Comcast CEO says "Project Infinity" would offer "any content on any device at any time," including, he implies, Netflix.

By May 28, 2014


​Comcast vs. Netflix: Is this really about Net neutrality?

Netflix’s disputes with broadband providers, like Comcast, have zip to do with Net neutrality. Here's what you need to know about Net neutrality, and the Internet, to understand why.

By May 15, 2014


Netflix price hike is $1 extra per month, £1 in UK and €1 in Europe

The new, higher price only affects new subscribers, the streaming service says, with existing Netflix customers exempt from paying extra for two years.

By May 9, 2014


Level 3 accuses six broadband providers of degrading network traffic

Level 3 says the providers are slowing down Internet traffic to extract payment from it. But a deeper dive into the specifics reveals there may be another side to the story.

By May 5, 2014


Netflix's Hastings makes the case for Net neutrality

In his ongoing battle against big ISPs, like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon, the video streaming service's CEO says, "Net neutrality must be defended and strengthened."

By March 20, 2014


Rereading the tea leaves in the Netflix-Comcast deal

commentary Commentators appear to have assumed the worst about Netflix's recently announced paid peering deal with Comcast. What's the real message in the deal? The Internet isn't broken.

By March 6, 2014