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Netflix Price Hike


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Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California.
Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty
Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California.

Bay Area-based Netflix Inc. this week announced price increases of up to 60 percent for members who want to both stream movies and get DVDs in the mail. Comments from mostly angry subscribers have flooded social media sites ever since. How will the announcement influence consumers and the industry?

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Farhad Manjoo, technology columnist for Slate.com
  • Michael Olson, senior research analyst with Piper Jaffray and author of numerous industry reports, including "Internet Video: Field of Dreams or Nightmare on Elm Street"
  • Sam Grobart, personal technology editor for The New York Times

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