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post #21 of 75
The new generations use computers not TV because TVs are as outdated as the radio. All these idiot companies arent getting with the times and holding back progress. All shows should be available whenever you want them streaming with ads online. They already are in the form of torrents and streaming sites so it cant be very hard to do can it?

Take cable, TV, on demand, etc and its just part of a computer.

Cable TV holds back media like consoles hold back gaming.

GG
post #22 of 75
Adultswim.com already does this. Sucks for some, but doesn't affect me. Hopefully this lets me watch shows the day after they air live again. Hate waiting A week to watch family guy. (non subscriber)
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Corporate greed is killing the entire entertainment market. Its getting sad to be honest. These bastard keep posting record profits...then one movie, game or CD flops BOOM....PIRATES....pass a law!!!!! CHARGE EM MORE! I wouldnt be surprised if soon it wasnt like that episode of Family Guy where the FCC censored their life. I go to watch a movie and a FBI agent has to put in his passcode to verify it.
post #24 of 75
looks like some one has a gag on them... someone needs to stop the ISP cartels... ANON maybe
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Was considering getting hulu, no there is no chance at all. What a crock. I hope n-tfl-x squashes them.
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post #26 of 75
Obviously this is bad for their business; appears as though they're getting bullied into this by the studios/distributors, just like Netflix.
Edited by Geglamash - 4/30/12 at 6:06pm
post #27 of 75
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Originally Posted by TEntel View Post

I remember reading about Hulu in Popular Mechanics a few years ago, and then having to wait almost two months for my beta invite. I cancelled my paid subscription about two months ago and I'm so glad I did. That site did nothing but get worse.

Yeah I remember them having very minimal commercials back 2007-2008. Maybe 2 or 3 at most for a 30 minute TV show. Now its stacked up to 3 commercials each break and you can't even watch the newest shows without a dish subscription. If they force people to have a cable subscription to watch their content they will surely lose lots of customers.
post #28 of 75
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Originally Posted by Geglamash View Post

Obviously this is bad for their business; appears as though they're getting bullied into this by the studios/distributors, just like Netflix.

DING. - except the distro's own Hulu... tongue.gif

The took offered a "comparable service" to what netflix could. Then started charging netflix tons and tons of money for the shows, netflix had to split due to costs, then lost subscribers

then hulu said "over here, we have OTA programs!"

and everyone flocked to hulu (23million subs holy crap)

and shut Hulu down.

GG.

also, piracy.

Because OTA programs that we have to pay for to watch with 2-30 seconds ads during them on the internet is a GREAT business model.

meh.

because piracy my patootie.
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post #29 of 75
Stupid question but this change anything for those with paid subscriptions to Hulu? Don't mind the $8/month so much but if content is getting cut then I need an alternative
    
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post #30 of 75
Wow. So does this screw over college students, hotel goers (?), schools, etc? Sounds horrible on an apple scale.
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