8/9/2020 “South Korea fleshes out regressive ‘Netflix law’”

by | Sep 15, 2020 | Net Neutrality, ON in Media | 0 comments

Written by Nick Wood

Consumers in South Korea could soon end up paying twice to watch Netflix thanks a proposed new law.

The Korea Herald reported that the government has detailed its plan to require online service providers to share with telcos the burden of delivering the data generated by their services.

Judging by the report though, the wording to the revised Telecommunications Business Act is spectacularly vague, all but guaranteeing that powerful online players like Google, Facebook and the aforementioned Netflix will throw lawyers at the problem to try and make it go away.


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