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This is pretty destructive clickbait. China has detainment camps for government detractors and certain religions. They have a terrible track record in everything from human rights to climate change to government surveillance. We can Trump bash all we want but comparing the US government to what is basically a dictatorship is just plain stupid.
It’s almost like we’re going to see streaming services offered as a package for cheaper than the standalone offering. Perhaps we can call it a grouping or no wait, a bundle. Maybe they’ll get really crazy with it and offer you additional services like internet. This is all so futuristic it’s hard to predict.
As most other comments are mentioning, when it comes to Uber vs Airbnb, one has a defensive moat (consumer trust, hard to gain supply, hard to gain demand) and the other has a platform that you can change for another (Lyft, Via, Didi) tomorrow and forget it even existed.
Move fast and break things usually doesn't work when 2 billion people are involved
Seems like a great strategy to both capture foreign market share and build a moat against the incoming attack by Disney. Netflix's pricing is pretty consistent worldwide which makes it very expensive in developing countries. Spotify has had to bring their pricing as low as .99 cents in certain countries so this looks like a defensive move by Netflix to keep their growth going.
Excited to see how they dive into this space. Podcast discoverability is basically non existent up to this point. There have been some awesome products in the space like Castbox (search the transcript of any podcast) and Overcast (smart speed + voice boost). Looking forward to a company with great recommendation tech jumping in.
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