Netflix Urged to Slow Down Streaming to Stop the Internet From Breaking The European Union is urging Netflix and other streaming platforms to stop showing video in high definition.
This request is to prevent the internet from breaking under the strain of unprecedented usage due to the coronavirus.
With so many countries on forced lockdowns, hundreds of millions working from home and children out of school, there is concern about the strain on the internet bandwidth.
Netflix and Google account for nearly 25% of the data transmitted via the internet.
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