I think that a bunch of alternatives to bitcoin will eventually emerge so if government regulates one virtual currency there are going to be other safe havens.
I am more concerned about Netflix loosing streaming titles than the price hike. Out of about 50 titles in my instant queue only 5 or 6 are available for streaming and the number is in fact decreasing. If Netflix looses more streaming titles then I will probably switch to DVD-only plan or go to DirecTV/Blockbuster.
Does anybody know what UnXis is? Is it a real company or facade for something? Googling does not reveal much.