I could steal others hard found tweets, but this one expresses the general sentiment.
#DearNetflix: To charge up to 60% more for streaming, consider offering good content. By Sept. 1, it’s adios @Netflix and hello #HuluPlus.
– via Twitter
How long will the trending topic last on Twitter? Dear Netflix.
Even on the official Netflix blog post, the comments are riddled with gems like this too.
Total crap. Your streaming catalog is complementary to your DVD/BD catalog. The 1 DVD + streaming plan means I can get recent movie releases on BD as well as the content you do not/and may never get streaming licensing for.
This is just a profit grab. Go piss up a rope.
– via Netflix Blog
I wrote some 500 words on this yesterday. Earlier this morning, I reconsidered. I’ve been telling people; streaming is absolutely wonderful but the selection is a joke unless you want to watch ten year old B-movies. $10 for that service was fair – the two aspects of the service covered each other, streaming was instant and DVDs filled in the blanks.
But in all honesty, $16 for the service is fair too.