Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 14th Mar 2012 07:06 UTC
Multimedia, AV By reading various media news in the last year or so, a very disturbing pattern appeared. When media providers like Amazon, Apple, Google, Netfix, Microsoft tried to license content off of Hollywood, they were either given extremely high prices, or they were being rejected altogether. Microsoft even canceled a finished XBoX360-related video product recently because they couldn't license content easily, Netflix is given harder and harder time as time goes by (notice how only a few good movies were added to their streaming service in the last few months), and even the almighty Apple had the door shut on its face numerous times.
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RE: just buy them!
by arpan on Wed 14th Mar 2012 10:22 UTC in reply to "just buy them!"
arpan
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2006-07-30

Why would they? Do you really expect them to spend billions to buy the media companies and then make a few meager millions out of them?

It makes a lot more sense to spend a little money sponsoring/buying independent studios.

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