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Re: Roku's Netflix Player: a hands-on review

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 76.17.159.23] on August 01, 2008 09:42 PM
> Its ironic that this thing runs Linux when netflix refuses to
> support Linux with watchnow.

There's nothing ironic about it (at least not using the
definition of irony that I was taught in English class). If
they supported watchnow on vanilla Linux boxes, there'd be no
practical way to keep people from streaming the movies to disk.

You don't really think the movie studios are going to sign up
for that do you?

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