Netflix's weekend hangover
CNET cited a spokesman, who called it a "technical issue" -- there were no suggestions of hackers taking down the video-streaming service. But hackers are on everybody's minds these days.
ZDNet also noted how Netflix had to pull Sony movies from its Starz streaming service on Friday, leaving subscribers with fewer choices.
Don't be surprised if the unlimited data streaming payment model for your home ISP comes to an end, just as Netflix really seems to be gaining a major foothold. Data caps and "throttling" will likely become bigger issues.
Netflix is a huge data streaming hog, and ISPs are inclined to make someone pay for the growing data usage -- and that someone will probably be the consumer.
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