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Is Verizon Throttling Video Content?

Verizon is testing a new video optimization system, but the company insists that does not affect video quality. “But some YouTube users are reporting degraded video, saying that using a VPN service can bypass the Verizon throttling,” Ars Technica reports. “The Federal Communications Commission generally allows mobile carriers to limit video quality as long as the limitations are imposed equally across different video services despite net neutrality rules that outlaw throttling.”

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