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Is Disney’s break from Netflix a bug or feature of capitalism?

Netflix subscribers of the world have until 2019 to get their fix on “Zootopia,” “Tarzan,” “Lilo & Stitch,” and every unknown second and third sequel in the Disney universe. Did you know there was a “Pocahontas II”? Now you do!

And it’s going away with Disney to a new world.

Tuesday, Disney announced along with its Q2 earnings that they will be withdrawing from their deal with Netflix, so some of their biggest titles and old Disney Channel shows will disappear from video streaming giant altogether. Enthusiasm for this deal only a year ago was quite high amongst the Disney fanbase, but industry analysts were skeptical that Disney CEO Bob Iger was making the right call.

So, is Disney taking its products and opening up their own shop the best or the worst of capitalism?

Read more from Stephen Kent in the Washington Examiner

Episode VIII: OMG #SWCE

 

OMG one more day till Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016! Also known to the cool kids of Twitter as#SWCE. On this weeks episode we have a little extra fun in the spirit of Celebration. Joined by friend of the show, Michael Nitz, the Beltway Banthas talk over some of the schedule, what may happen at Celebration, what will be revealed? Rogue One gets a new trailer this Friday. Intrigue abounds.

Will you be at #SWCE over the weekend? Stephen and Tirso couldn’t make it but our Senior Foreign Correspondent Swara Salih will be roaming the convention.
Find him on Twitter @SwaraSalih1

Also look out for livestreams from the convention on our Facebook
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