Netflix has a looming challenge with licensing

Mitchell Hartman Jan 17, 2019
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Net neutrality keeps the playing field level. For instance, Netflix can't pay to load faster than Hulu, JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images

Netflix has a looming challenge with licensing

Mitchell Hartman Jan 17, 2019
Net neutrality keeps the playing field level. For instance, Netflix can't pay to load faster than Hulu, JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images
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Netflix reports its earnings after the closing bell on Wall Street Thursday. Earlier this week, it announced price hikes to help cover its large investment in making original shows and movies. Netflix also spends a lot to license outside content, like “Friends” and “The Office.” But increasingly, content producers want to stream those shows themselves.

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