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Time Warner Retreats From Internet Use Charge

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Time Warner Retreats From Internet Use Charge

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Time Warner Retreats From Internet Use Charge

Time Warner Retreats From Internet Use Charge

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Time Warner appears to have backed away from a plan to charge customers according to how much they use the Internet.

ROBERT SIEGEL, host:

And one final note. Last week we spoke with our regular All Tech contributor Omar Gallaga about Time Warner's plan to test a new fee system for its Internet services. The plan would have replaced its one-price unlimited access plan with a tiered pricing plan based on how much you use. In short, those who download more could pay more.

Well, after a public outcry and scrutiny from Capitol Hill, Time Warner announced that it's putting the pricing change on hold, at least until further consultation with customers.

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