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ISP-Media Mergers Spell Danger For Streaming Services

7 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

The approval of the AT&T/Time Warner merger sets a precedent that could equate to a real threat for streaming services and the companies behind them, among other casualties. Paid fast lanes and throttling are now possible, thanks to the finalization of net neutrality's repeal, which turns a potentially troublesome precedent into a very urgent source of peril for companies that have to interface with corporations in those two categories. The likes of YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Crackle now run the risk of having to pay extra to get to customers just as reliably and quickly as...
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