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The economic case that net neutrality was always fundamentally bad for the internet

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Net neutrality may be over. The Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai recently proposed getting rid of regulations that stop internet service providers from charging fees to content providers for faster connections. The FCC votes on Dec. 14, and the proposal is likely to pass. The term net neutrality was coined by Tim Wu, who Read More

The philosophy that’s making Netflix a go-to for challenging, underrepresented stories

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Dee Rees’s new film Mudbound follows the intersecting lives of white landowners and black sharecroppers in post-World War II rural Mississippi. Based on the 2008 novel of the same name by Hillary Jordan, it spares none of the realities of the 1940s American South, showing the extreme racism of the time in chilling, often gory Read More

Streamable kids’ movies that won’t make parents miserable or appalled

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There has never been a better time to watch TV if you’re a kid—or a worse time to be the parent of a TV-watching kid. Streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Video alone offer seemingly endless options for the under-10 set. Much of that content, however, is questionable in one way or another. For Read More

Disney’s version of Netflix is going to be cheaper—and have Star Wars

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Earlier this year, Disney said it would stop sending new movie releases to Netflix, its soon-to-be streaming rival, in 2019. Disney—as with its theme parks, consumer products, and films—is hoping its brands can help it survive in a Netflix world. Star Wars, Marvel, and Pixar will be front and center in Disney’s own streaming service, Read More