These are the things I've written that are tagged "netflix"

Turning down Netflix

25 April 2010

Netflix refuses copyright holder’s request to stream her film without DRM. Nina Paley (the filmmaker) owns the film outright. There are no rights issues whatsoever. I believe the issue here is related to this culture we have where we assume everyone is a criminal. It’s actually more work for Netflix to let people watch a […]

The Netflix Prize Has A Winner

26 June 2009

The two leading teams BellKor in BigChaos and Pragmatic Theory combined their talents to push over the 10% finish line. $1 million split 7 ways still sounds pretty damn good. Netflix also allows the winners to sell their algorithms to anyone else they like. As Shawn Medero points out, the other teams have 30 days […]

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