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AOL vs. Netflix: The Entire Internet In One Simple Chart Advertisements

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Films offered on Netflix lose value rapidly. Some cable and broadcasters won’t go near title once Netflix begins streaming it. Netflix takes the scarcity out of the equation, one film industry insider said. People can watch any of the service’s commercial-free films and shows anytime they want.

The prevailing feeling among the studio managers I spoke with is that Netflix’s streaming service will be a good outlet for the least-valuable material. If they have their way, Netflix will be the Internet equivalent of a swap meet, where only the most dated and least popular titles are available. The studios are betting that eventually people will get bored with the service.

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NOW AVAILABLE TO WATCH INSTANTLY ON NETFLIX: Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop

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Everything You Really Need To Know About Blockbuster’s Bankruptcy: As Consumerist notes, it’s a bit of an oversimplification…but it tells a lot of the story all the same.

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The Race for the Second Screen (Redux)

The Race for the Second Screen (Redux)

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CageFlix: Put every Nicolas Cage movie in your queue with just a click.  Genius!

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