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The meaningless rules and regulations imposed on newcomers by the government gives more power to the incumbent player. Similarly, established ISPs will gain more power as the restrictions on the sector increase
What is the motivation for ISPs to invest in better infrastructure to deliver video content if they cannot charge them differently? What is the incentive for a newcomer into the video streaming business to come up with a better technology that would reduce the bandwidth consumption while giving the same service? None, for he will be charged at the same rate as Netflix. In addition, no wonder Netflix and other established businesses support this so called ‘non-discriminatory’ pricing. As nobody can now threaten their business models.
Net neutrality also prohibits any collaboration between the video streamer and the ISP to innovate a technology to give a better experience for the user.