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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    Anonymous Coward, 20 Oct 2005 @ 3:44pm

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    Even if nextflix where able to offer movie downloads it wouldn't be in the format people would like. People want DVD resolution mpeg4 quality video; not some crappy 300k video stream.

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