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News Corp. Shuts Off Hulu Access To Cablevision

October 17th, 2010 10:56 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

ideonexus writes “Normally when we advocate Net Neutrality, we are talking about preventing ISPs from discriminating against content providers, but in this case, the content provider is discriminating against the ISP. Is this a new dimension in the Net Neutrality fight? From the article: ‘Cablevision internet customers lost access to Fox.com and Fox programming on Hulu for a time Saturday afternoon – the result of a misguided effort on News Corp.‘s part to cut off online viewing as an alternative in its standoff with the cable operator over retrans fees. Fox stations in NYC, Philadelphia and New Jersey went dark at midnight Friday when negotiations between the two broke down.’”

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