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Comment Re:Wha? (Score 4, Interesting) 217

The customers don't benefit when the entire industry is harmed. Imagine Comcast and Time Warner metering Netflix to 1 GB/month while letting you use their own video services without metering. Netflix would basically cease to exist, and take their programming along with them.

This is why net neutrality as a concept exists - so that the delivery companies don't get to decide which content providers are allowed to exist.

Comment Re:So, the credit card company needs to sue? (Score 1) 138

They might be able to sue, but maybe not. The credit card company is going to have a pretty thorough contract with the retailer that accepts payments via that credit network. It probably covers this type of situation with specified recourse, whether it's a fine, arbitration, liability, etc.

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