Clint Worthington editorializes on the Disney/Fox merger implications for Consequence of Sound


Thursday was a big, bad day for the Internet. Between the FCC voting to overturn net neutrality regulations established in 2015 to keep companies like Comcast from doing things like throttling premium services in exchange for extra fees and The Walt Disney Company buying the majority of 21st Century Fox in a $52.4 billion merger, digital streaming services are about to experience a sea change in the way they compete for our attention.

Until now, the fight for our hard-earned streaming bucks has been largely fought between streaming giants Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video. With Disney reining in Fox – and its associated properties – under its flying Mary Poppins umbrella, what does that mean for the future of streaming?


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