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Boardroom Backed Bandwidth Buckaroos
As various reports indicate over the past several days indicate consumers on Verizon and Time Warner Cable‚Äôs network are experiencing degraded service when they try to watch Netflix or YouTube videos, it's highlighted a long coming feud between Internet engineers and boardroom backed bandwidth buckaroos (yes, I just made that up) about who has access to the end consumer and under what terms.  Stacey Higginbotham has an interesting piece posted over at Gigaom going through the sordid details - http://gigaom.com/2013/06/19/peering-pressure-the-secret-battle-to-control-the-future-of-the-internet/