Netflix's Download Plans Go To The Bottom Of Its Queue

from the sisyphus dept

Netflix says it's shelved indefinitely its plans for movie downloads because it was having trouble getting licensing agreements from movie studios -- which is exactly the problem we pointed out more than a year ago. Any new service that relies on convincing the entertainment industry that some new technology will help them make money rather than letting people "steal" their content faces an uphill battle. Wonder what's going on with the Netflix-TiVo movies-on-demand service?

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    Dale Wisely, 20 Oct 2005 @ 11:48am

    ReplayTV

    I've now used TiVo, a DVR used by Charter Digital Cable, Netflix, and ReplayTV. Of all of these, ReplayTV, with its tiny market share, is by far the best. It's Betamax all over again.

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