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Re: Except that....

As a Netflix and occasional Amazon streaming customer I consider it in my interest if the source, intermediate, and delivery communication providers can provide consistent unpixelated video content delivery that is within the buffering capability of my TVs. That may cost more in network investment and operation, and I see no reason that the cost necessarily should be recovered in part from those who are not Netflix or Amazon customers, and it makes no difference to me whether the collection is directly from me or proxied by Netflix and Amazon, who would pass it through to me anyhow.

My guess is that network neutrality works best when network capacity at all points exceeds traffic by a factor of 5 to 10 and begins to break with increasing frequency as that factor declines from that.

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