Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Facebook's 'Dark Knight' may be Netflix's dark day

A major Hollywood studio began streaming the film "The Dark Knight" directly through Facebook on Tuesday in an experiment that literally opens up a new theater in an escalating battle over online entertainment.

Analysts viewed the test by Warner Bros. Digital Distribution as a shot across the bow of Los Gatos' Netflix Inc., which is shifting its business away from mailing DVDs to delivering movies and TV shows over the Internet.


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