I also wonder if there are any benchmarks. Did he time the encoding/decoding on one of the systems to which he compares this system? That's sort of standard procedure, since user experience is subjective and susceptible to bias.
Nobody is being coerced to play; it's consumerism, not slavery. Just because you don't share the passion for this form of entertainment doesn't mean you have any right to denigrate those who enjoy it. Hop down off that high horse of yours - I think your butt is a little too chapped.
I wanted premium service, access to their entire catalog, and most importantly - NO ADS. They failed to deliver that experience, and I cancelled the same day.
I still use Netflix, but if they ever start showing ads, I'll kick them to the curb just as quickly. I hardly watch anything anymore...saving $10 a month would probably be better for me anyway.
You've never explored a rabbit hole, have you? I mean, I haven't either, but I still feel like it's an apt comparison. There's more than one burrow here...
It's true that he wasn't specifically testifying against Clinton; however, he WAS set to begin a trial in which he testified in his own defense on actions that are connected to organizations with ties to Clinton. It's all a muddy mess, and he's already dead so that information is lost and doesn't matter anymore...but there's much more to the story than surface appearances.
Spiral out...you'll eventually find the answers.