Researchers say wireless companies are slowing down video streams
Dec 10, 2018

Researchers say wireless companies are slowing down video streams

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It's been almost six months since the Federal Communications Commission repealed net neutrality rules. Today is the deadline for the House of Representatives to overturn that decision, although no one expects that to happen. But what has the repeal meant for ordinary people? Well, according to new research, it's meant wireless carriers potentially slowing down your video streams. Molly Wood talks with David Choffnes, one of the researchers. He's assistant professor of computer and information science at Northeastern University.

Today's show is sponsored by Mozilla  and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

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Rally organizers carry away props following a protest outside the Federal Communication Commission building against the end of net neutrality rules Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington, D.C. 
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It’s been almost six months since the Federal Communications Commission repealed net neutrality rules. Today is the deadline for the House of Representatives to overturn that decision, although no one expects that to happen. But what has the repeal meant for ordinary people? Well, according to new research, it’s meant wireless carriers potentially slowing down your video streams. Molly Wood talks with David Choffnes, one of the researchers. He’s assistant professor of computer and information science at Northeastern University.

Today’s show is sponsored by Mozilla  and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

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