Netflix and the energy crisis

Schley, Stewart
August 2011
CED;Aug2011, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the energy consumption and crisis in the U.S. and its impact on businesses and people's attitude. It states that a study from the University of North Carolina and West Virginia University in 1976 convinced utility companies that enhanced knowledge of consumers on energy consumption can change their behavior. According to Netflix Inc. general counsel David Hyman, adding costs to the use of online services is a convenient way make the growth of competitor to slow down.


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