Low Latency No. 21: To the cord-cutters
If Hulu is going to soon require a cable or satellite TV subscription, then what's the point?
We here at Low Latency are all for convenience, which is why we love Hulu. But requiring a cable or satellite TV subscription for the service seems like a step backward in practicality. Despite, Hulu is now flirting with an authentication protocol. If we need to pay for cable TV to watch TV on the Internet, then what's the point?
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