Netflix Admits To Throttling Customers’ Videos; Streaming Firm Claims It’s For Customers’ Own Good

In an announcement on Thursday, the leading provider of online video content admitted that it was deliberately lowering the video quality to most wireless carriers around the globe. In fact, the practice has been in effect for more than five years now. […] Though controversial, Netflix has defended its decision, assuring customers that the limitation on video quality was done for the benefit of the consumers, specifically, to “protect consumers from exceeding mobile data caps.” – Peter de Jesus, Headlines and Global News http://ift.tt/1UhcbX5