quote: The problem with netflix is that the buffering just downright sucks balls.
quote: It can and will simply stop once it runs out of buffer. It may or may not even bother to pick back up where it left off. Yes, it can and will just sit there stuck at a certain % until you refresh the page. It's always been like this, and that's always been a very bad thing.
quote: Their horrible coding has been covered up by many people's multi-dozen gigabit connections.
quote: But you should not need a 20 mbps pipe to watch a 480p video. Which gets me to the other serious flaw of netfux: its horrible compression. I have 700MB movies that look just as good if not outright better than netflix's piggish 2+ GB files.