Time Warner has revised their Subscriber Agreement to lay the legal foundation needed to implement consumption based billing, including usage caps, tiered rate plans, overlimit fees, and speed throttling. Though Time Warner’s metered broadband plans lie in shambles after a barely-averted run in with Congress’ legislative mace, the cable giant clearly has no intention of letting such a potentially massive cash cow escape from the paddock. Inside, the dangerous new legalese that may soon appear in teeny tiny print on your next Time Warner bill.
6. Special Provisions Regarding HSD Service
Senator Schumer was previously able to halt Time Warner’s ill-conceived expansion of metered broadband in New York with a press conference, but it’s clear that nothing short of federal legislation will be able to quash Time Warner’s ill-conceived plot.
They’re Back: Time Warner Cable Adds Cap ‘n Tier Language to Subscriber Agreements [Stop the Cap!]