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February 9, 2007 at 9:12 AM

Online video’s hurting the Internet, and Google

That’s the word from Amsterdam, where Google and other Internet companies at the Cable Europe Congress are fretting about the burden TV and video services are placing on the network.

“The Web infrastructure, and even Google’s (infrastructure) doesn’t scale. It’s not going to offer the quality of service that consumers expect,” Vincent Dureau, Google’s head of TV technology, said in a Reuters story.

Kind of puts a damper on the buzz around online TV and movie download services.

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