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it describes a system that identifies customer internet activity and charges a different rate for using Facebook than watching YouTube, while allowing access to Vodafone services for free. Yes, that's basically the nightmare scenario for net neutrality advocates. The two companies behind the slide are Allot Communications and Openet, which sell subscriber-management tools to carriers around the world -- tools that Allot's director of marketing says can scan even encrypted packets to determine what service customers are using and charge accordingly
Originally posted by davespanners
reply to post by SaturnFX
Is there anything that actually forces companies to follow along with this even though they could?
I just wonder because surely someone smart will just set up a service that charges a flat fee like now and kill the competition? It's not as if it's not a profitable business now
Just a thought
Originally posted by thecinic
I promise you this the customer will have the last word on this.
They start doing this I will cancel all my services and they can kiss my ass....
We could shove a boycott up there nose so quick they wouldn't be able to breath..
This stuff makes me puke...