Netflix is not a part of the internet

Netflix uses the internet as one of its platforms for delivering that content (the U.S. Postal Service is another), but moving bits around on the internet is merely a necessary step to engaging in its main business of getting content in front of consumers. is closing down December 15 is closing down its premium content distribution platform by December 15. Maybe selling content like Louis CK isn’t that easy, after all?

Media distribution getting its due

For all the innovation around content creation, comparatively little investment or innovation has gone into new tools for how content is distributed and monetized online. But that may be starting to change.