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Starz announces date for end to Netflix streaming

Posted on 01 September 2011 by TH3 No08

On a day when Netflix put its new higher prices into effect one of their content providing partners Starz announced that they would end negotiations with Netflix and set an end date for when it would allow streaming on the Netflix site. February 28, 2012 will be the last day of their partnership.

From www.comingsoon.net

“Starz Entertainment has ended contract renewal negotiations with Netflix. When the agreement expires on February 28, 2012, Starz will cease to distribute its content on the Netflix streaming platform. This decision is a result of our strategy to protect the premium nature of our brand by preserving the appropriate pricing and packaging of our exclusive and highly valuable content. With our current studio rights and growing original programming presence, the network is in an excellent position to evaluate new opportunities and expand its overall business.”

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Noob Radio #30

Posted on 21 April 2011 by TH3 No08

This week on Noob Radio Richard and Christian discuss the casting of Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Marion Cotillard in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, what the future of Marvel based films holds for comic fans as well as why Netflix is the greatest thing ever invented in the history of time and space and how they can keep it that way. All this and much more on this episode of Noob Radio…

Intro, Richard’s history with 420

Quick hits

Movie news

A little batman casting news

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Comcast gives Netflix the Finger, Demands cash

Posted on 30 November 2010 by mjones

“Screw You!” says Comcast to Netflix over a piddling pile of Pennies. “We demand cash, or we’ll slow down or stop your streaming videos. Net-Neutrality be damned!”

“But this is robbery!”, said the puppy-eyed and awfully cute Netflix. “We’ll take you to the Fed court you big mean bullies!”

The big, evil, (and in bed with NBC through their proprietary streaming service) Rampaging Comcast-Beast, hunched its evil shoulders and said, “Nay you will lose! This is merely a business disagreement, and hath nothing to do with freedom of information.”

And Lo, the battle raged… but few people realized how important of a battle it was.

FULL NY TIMES STORY HERE

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