Post Tagged with: "hulu"

Why are U.S. Net Services Slow to Migrate North?

Appeared in the Toronto Star on October 10, 2010 as Why are U.S. Net Services Slow to Migrate North? Netflix, the popular online movie rental service, launched in Canada last month, providing consumers with the option to download an unlimited number of movies and television shows for a flat monthly […]

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October 11, 2010 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

‘Geo-blocking’ Websites is a Business Rather than Legal Issue

Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 5, 2010 as ‘Geo-blocking’ Websites is a Business Rather than Legal Issue The Internet was once viewed as a "borderless" world that had little regard for the physical location of users.  That sentiment likely seems outdated today to many Canadian Internet users who […]

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July 5, 2010 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

You Can’t Buy That Here

Macleans has a feature article on the Canadian frustration with inaccessible devices and websites such as the Kindle and Hulu.com. Update: The Ottawa Citizen's Vito Pilieci responds.

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June 10, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Rogers Plans ‘Canadian Hulu’

The CBC reports that Rogers told the CRTC New Media hearing today that it plans to launch a new online video platform.  The site is being characterized as a Canadian version of Hulu.com.  More on the day's hearings soon.

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March 11, 2009 13 comments Must Reads

Hulu.com Blocks Canadians from NHL Games

The NHL has announced that its content is now available through Hulu.com, the U.S. video site.  The site features full-length classic NHL games, yet is not available to Canadians.  Television shows subject to licensing issues I understand, but blocking the NHL?

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March 23, 2008 11 comments Must Reads