Again... That doesn't make up for the fact that according to NIP they tried fixing the problem by using NordVPN.
If the problem was due to a "security appliance" on FaceIT's end, connecting from a different endpoint would have solved the problem.
I too doubt that NIP would bribe flashpoint for a rematch, especially since:
1. It would be illegal
2. If it came out, NIP and Flashpoint/FaceIT would be in a lot of troubles
That statement regarding bribes, was just meant to clarify, that i don't know what NIP could have done to make Flashpoint take on the blame, for something that wasn't their fault.
They'd have to come up with a better excuse than "some security settings on the server that partially blocked traffic from the NIP connection/ISP, therefore confirming it was not something they could control and solve."