The download caps placed by Canadian ISPs such as BCE and Shaw (SJR) are "almost a human rights...

|About: BCE Inc. (BCE)|By:, SA News Editor

The download caps placed by Canadian ISPs such as BCE and Shaw (SJR) are "almost a human rights violation," says Netflix's (NFLX) chief content officer - the caps have forced Netflix to make non-HD streams the default option in the country. CEO Reed Hastings has bashed both Canadian (as well as American) broadband prices before, but they haven't stopped the company from getting 15% of Canadians to subscribe to its streaming service.