Author Archive | Luke Bouma

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Pirate Streaming Sites Are Trying to Block Kodi Add-ons

The battle to stop piracy has taken a weird twist recently as pirates are fighting pirates… So what is happening? Piracy is big business with some estimating that pirates are making over a billion dollars a year worldwide. They do this mostly by putting ads alongside streams of the shows they make and by selling […]

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More Cities Are Taxing Netflix

As more people ditch cable TV more cities are seeing dropping tax revenue. Now more and more cities are deciding to fight back by adding new taxes. This started when Chicago added a tax to all streaming services with subscribers living in Chicago. Slowly more cities have started to add taxes, and now even more […]

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DirecTV Now Responds to The FCC’s Concerns

Two weeks ago the FCC fired off a letter that AT&T’s plan to offer free data service to mobile customers who use DirecTV Now “appears to present significant anti-competitive effects.” In that letter they asked AT&T to reply to their concerns, and now AT&T has. AT&T SVP Bob Quinn says in a letter to the […]

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Here is Your Thanksgiving TV Guide for Cord Cutters

Thanksgiving is here, full of good food and great TV. To help make sure you don’t miss anything, here is our Cord Cutters Guide to Thanksgiving TV. (Note all times are Eastern.) Holiday Specials with an Antenna “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” (9 a.m., NBC; Re-airs at 2 p.m.) Note you can also stream the “Macy’s […]

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