Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Feb 2012 21:59 UTC
Multimedia, AV An interesting anecdote at MinimalMac about television being broken. The author's young daughter, who is growing up in a Netflix/Hulu/iTunes/etc. household, was confronted with actual TV for the first time, and wonders why she can't pick what to watch, why the shows are being interrupted all the time, and so on. Clearly - TV is broken.
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by fran on Fri 24th Feb 2012 23:29 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: ."
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The bleddie per country distribution rights the major studios awarded to companies long time ago is not conducive to a global content delivery system.
For the major studios to bring content directly they have to break that distribution agreements.
This and the non-uniform film rating/classification system countries have is the biggest hurdles to seamless global content delivery system.
The political influence of individual countries PayTV industries is also hampering reform.
They don't want you get your content from other places.

Edited 2012-02-24 23:34 UTC

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