Squid Game sparks high-stakes battle for the internet

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Squid Game sparks high-stakes battle for the internet

Broadband networks in South Korea are insisting that Netflix should help pay for the huge bandwidth used by its hit shows

By Matthew Field

22 October 2021 • 5:22pm

Squid Game

Squid Game has put net neutrality back on the agenda

Credit: Netflix

In the South Korean Netflix hit Squid Game, 456 heavily indebted characters are plunged into murderous children’s games for a chance to win £28m. The likes of “grandma’s footsteps” and tug of war are turned gory as contestants try to survive long enough to claim a share of the prize....

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