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Time to cancel Netflix

We are all well aware of the new SOPA/PIPA bill that is being pushed through http://rt.com/usa/news/cispa-bill-sopa-internet-175/ however with this new bill comes a wave of new support for the politicians that are willing to pass these bills. Netflix has started a superpac called "Flixpac" http://rt.com/usa/news/netflix-sopa-pac-lobby-618/ , its goal is to support candidates and politicians in support of this legislation. I have already cancelled my subscription online, however I was not given the option of why I was cancelling. I went ahead and called customer service to tell them anyways. They need to know why we are cancelling and that we are aware of what's happening and that we will take action. Enough is enough.

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Netflix Isn't Pro-CISPA, Facebook Is

...according to Netflix's director of corporate communications Joris Evers. "FLIXPAC was NOT set up to support SOPA/PIPA. Instead, we engage on issues like net neutrality, bandwidth caps, UBB and VPPA"....

http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/security/296445-netflix-isn-t...

Only a matter of time until they meander that way, probably...

Well

Netflix claims that is not what they are aiming for, although I doubt that... as I doubt the notion of PACs formed by cooperation supporting politicians...
And their explanation is as vague as it can be as well...

I might as well cancel it, saving about $8 a month would help me save money for the campaign :P
(And considering I don't see anything worth watching anymore, Out with netflix)

XD

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Facebook is on the list...

Symatec is next for me.

Subscription is up in 16 days.

I'm pissed anyway.. I bought the stand alone, subscribed to the updates and now they say my program won't work without a subscription.

Fuck them.

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Just use Microsoft Security Essentials

It's free and good.

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Mods! Please Confirm!

i didn't know i was the only one who owned a 'jump to conclusions' mat.

Cancled a while back when they raised the price

but this is another good reason.

"Give me liberty or give me death" Patrick Henry

Wait...

Don't jump to conclusions. I don't think we should assume so much based off of the name of the PAC.
I think we should be weary of the cable media's attempt to take down their biggest threat to business.

It's not the name

NETFLIX did come out and say this is their PAC... And for me, when big cooperation create super pacs and starts lobbying for "politicians that match their agenda"... I see dark clouds that said "legally bribing"

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Its not based on the name,

Its not based on the name, its based on the fact that Netflix has started a super pac.

Cancelling netshit now

thanks for the headsup. no-brainer.

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Canceling ASAP

I've been looking for an excuse to cancel this service. Now They're going to lose 1 more customer for this treachery.

-quiet engineer

LOL, I'm as well

have been looking for an excuse to tell my father, (I'm so bored of all these shows that are so brainless it hurts to watch XD, I'd rather hang out with my neighbors and families now XD)

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I am 100% with all of you guys saying screw Netflix

I was just saying let's wait and see how this PAC thing pans out, specifically. Still, chances are it won't be good for the cause of liberty. I have never used their service, myself.

With liberty and justice for all...who can afford it.

NetFlix are traitors. A

NetFlix are traitors. A friend of mine other day told me to join them only to be able watch John Adams documentary series which aired on HBO while back. No way am I joining them.

Also, while we're at it: Beware of Facebook in the long run as well. Facebook is helping us in this election campaign to do social networking with other Ron Paul supporters. But I suspect Facebook poses grave danger to liberty due to all individual data mining capabilities they have.

Immoral funding of Military Industrial Complex by Federal Reserve and US taxation system must stop!!!! End illegal/unconstitutional wars! Preserve US currency!
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I created a facebook group to discuss this issue

If any one wants to join, it is an open group and all opinions, links, information and alternatives are welcome.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/341637769217777/

Thanks

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Don't pass judgement just yet

I am no big fan of Netflix, myself, but this is just one article, with a couple of other tech sites refuting the RT story:

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120409/14562618435/no-net...

http://www.siliconbeat.com/2012/04/09/netflix-stories-about-...

It may turn out that they are doing something shady, but let's not jump to conclusions just yet.

With liberty and justice for all...who can afford it.

I have no idea if this is real or not

but take a look.

http://images.politico.com/global/2012/04/flixpac.html

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The Pac is definitely real,

The Pac is definitely real, the question was whether or not they are actually supporting CISPA with it. The mere fact they created a pac to support candidates worries me.

Might be right but they're indeed shady anyway.

As far as I'm concerned.

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Im not risking it. There

Im not risking it. There really isn't a good reason for Netflix to be supporting politicians with a super pac. Either way, if its to support the CISPA legislation or not, they are not going to endorse pro liberty candidates. Don't get me wrong, if they throw their weight behind a Justin Amash Ill happily eat my words and sign back up. Until then, I have NO reason to believe this is positive for the message of liberty.

Done deal

I had two other reasons to do it also which is why I've had it on hold for the last 3 months.

They won't make "For Liberty" available and they screwed their customers with the 30 day wait on new DVD's.

I'm done with those punks.

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I left when they doubled prices

Should have shorted the stock -was a no brainer -still an op when a technical entry point presents itself -It'll take out the 52 week low of 62 and change

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