[mythtv-users] No more hulu for Boxee
allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 05:14:49 UTC 2009
On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 8:45 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 4:55 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
>> On Thu, February 19, 2009 12:42 pm, Eric Mesa wrote:
>> > Sorry if this is a repeat, I didn't see it in my previous scans through
>> > the
>> > mailing list, but, as my wife can testify, I can easily miss things.
>> > Hulu has asked Boxee to stop showing Hulu through their interface see:
>> > http://blog.boxee.tv/2009/02/18/the-hulu-situation/
>> > and
>> > http://blog.hulu.com/2009/2/18/doing-hard-things
>> That's too bad. It makes me unlikely to use both Boxee and Hulu, since
>> the main attraction for me was being able to watch Hulu content without
>> the awkwardness of trying to use a web browser on a television.
>> I find it odd that content providers are fighting convergence. I suppose
>> they want to protect their own narrow channels, but it doesn't seem like a
>> good idea if the goal is to reach more eyeballs.
> Even worse, it probably isn't Hulu themselves making the decision.
> Probably also why we don't have a Hulu branded STB
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