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Hulu Puts Gun To Own Head: May Require Users To Show Proof Of Pay TV Subscription

3 years agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We've discussed in the past how Hulu's owners -- the major Hollywood/TV studios -- absolutely hate that Hulu is actually useful and convincing people to watch TV online. Because of that, they've been trying to destroy Hulu. Hulu's management -- which mostly seems to understand the internet -- tried to get out from under this potentially paralyzing ownership structure, but the studios (stupidly) telegraphed the message that they would block Hulu from getting their content, meaning that no one wanted to pay the ridiculous asking price.
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Hulu Will Let Mobile Users Stream Shows for Free Starting This Summer

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (10 months ago)

Hulu is about to start letting everyone watch some of its programming via mobile devices, CEO Mike Hopkins said at the company’s Upfronts event on Wednesday. Hulu previously required you to sign up for its premium subscription servi... Read Post

Samsung launches its own mobile money service called Pay

Technology : The Next Web Blog (17 hours ago)

Samsung today announced a new mobile payment service called Pay, which will allows users to make payments in-store in place of their usual payment cards. The service uses NFC and mag stripe technology to achieve its ends, and Samsun... Read Post

Rumor: Hulu Will Soon Require Viewers To Have A Cable Subscription

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

If you love watching TV shows on Hulu but don't have a cable subscription, things could get a bit more complicated in the near future. According to the New York Post, Hulu could soon start requiring its users to prove that they also... Read Post

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