Embedded in the blog post is a video with the founder of Virgin, Sir Richard Branson, and the founder and CEO of Nest, Tony Fadell, promoting the new device as well as demonstrating its features.
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I expect Netflix has no choice but to DRM the content as part of its contractual obligations and therefore any platform which does not provide a suitably strong DRM cannot be supported.
What's funny is Chrome OS works with Netflix despite not having Silverlight as well as being a Linux flavor. Oh, and Amazon has DRM but somehow they support Linux for their Instant Video service. So it has nothing to do with the platform as more Netflix is just shit.
...a "planet" millions of light years ago could've become space dust millions of light years ago and we wouldn't know.
A light year is a unit of distance, not time.