Re: Netflix shoots itself in the foot... aka no more free streaming
Temis the Vorta wrote:
That's assuming Netflix can ever get streaming rights to everything. From everything I've read, that is a very high hurdle. Studios know the value of streaming and will throw up barriers.
I agree. I think eventually the idea will have to be a premium pricing plan for new releases.
It's like download-able music: the record companies didn't like it, but had to accept it, and found a way to keep most of their profits (through iTunes, etc.).
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