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Old 11-11-2019, 05:54 PM
 
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Netflix likes to brand itself as a less evil alternative to Hollywood, which is probably true -- although that's less to do with Netflix and more to do with Hollywood's proclivity for evil. That said, it has become abundantly clear that the streaming giant isn't living an entirely blameless life itself. For example ...

https://www.cracked.com/article_2681...s-to-know.html


I think that this article speaks for it's self
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Old 11-11-2019, 09:38 PM
 
Location: Connecticut
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You do realize that Cracked is a humor website? Jay
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Old 11-12-2019, 07:25 AM
 
Location: Maine
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You do realize that Cracked is a humor website? Jay
It is. But not all the articles are satire.
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Old 11-12-2019, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Ann Arbor MI
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I didn't click on the link but as a long time Netflix subscriber I never realized they "like to brand itself as a less evil alternative to Hollywood"
Thats news to me.
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Old 11-12-2019, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Baker City, Oregon
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I didn't click on the link but as a long time Netflix subscriber I never realized they "like to brand itself as a less evil alternative to Hollywood"
Thats news to me.
Same here. I've been a Netflix subscriber since 1999 and I have neither heard nor read that.
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Old 11-12-2019, 01:15 PM
 
Location: Northern Minnesota
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I didn't click on the link but as a long time Netflix subscriber I never realized they "like to brand itself as a less evil alternative to Hollywood"
Thats news to me.
News to me as well. I don't really care what the Cracked writer, or others, think of Netflix because I like it... happy customer for over a decade.
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Old 11-12-2019, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Whether it is true or not, I just watch Netflix and love having it. I don't really care about their politics. The Hollywood studio system is going away, so streaming companies are the future. Will subscribe depending on content and cost, not politics or employee gripes...it's a private company, not a government agency.
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Old 11-12-2019, 01:45 PM
 
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I didn't click on the link but as a long time Netflix subscriber I never realized they "like to brand itself as a less evil alternative to Hollywood"
Thats news to me.

I thought the same thing. "I've never heard that expression before."


I thought one of the comments got to the heart of the matter...



diggydog01

November 11th, 2019 • 11/11/19 • 8:34 am


There's a media campaign to smear Netflix at exactly the same time that an unfathomable mega-corporation controlling 60 percent of the media on Earth is launching a competing service?

What a WEIRD COINCIDENCE
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Old 11-12-2019, 01:46 PM
 
Location: DFW
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I’d like them to know that their show recommending algorithm is dreadful.
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Old 11-12-2019, 01:53 PM
 
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I’d like them to know that their show recommending algorithm is dreadful.
yeah, this. i have a hard time making a connection between some "because you watched _____, you might like _____." they often could not be more different in content if they tried.
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