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Piotr Rusnarczyk

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Mood Changes It’s Time to Streamline Streaming Services, Protect Content or … ? By Andy Marken Last Sunday evening, we played Twister with our daughter after she complained, “I’m bored and there’s nothing on TV.” Are you kidding me? We have Netflix, Disney +, Amazon Prime, Apple TV +, Hulu, Pluto, Tubi and Peacock streaming to us here in Silicon Valley; and you can’t find anything? You’re not trying! But we rolled out the Twister mat and went to work climbing, stretching, falling over each other, getting some exercise and having fun. We’re pretty sure we were more agile in “the old days” and despite the fun it sorta’ reminded us of the constantly changing entertainment world with everyone jumping from one circle to be at the right place at the right time. Back before our daughter could crawl, we had a growing number of TV channels/shows but a single pipeline of distribution and selection. Then the industry started wheeling and dealing; and all of a sudden, we had special stuff and paid-for services like Hulu, Showtime, Starz, Epix and others to expand our viewing options. Content distributors suddenly discovered: - Consumers had taste and could tell good content from stuff

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