Is Netflix to fail in the EU Digital Single Market?

Sometimes, an example talks louder than any great analysis:

When I asked the Netflix chatroom about this issue they admitted the case, but failed to explain why Netflix treats its German users worse than its Polish friends (as I am working across Europe, I can cope with it :-)). They just said that they are working hard to change their (own) policy.

Seems they counted more on the fast money they can earn by selling licences to Sky than to us ordinary consumers. But whether this quick win serves Netflix in the long-run seems doubtful. 

Like Amazon, they should treat the German market with more care. The TV competition here is immense.

Next week -- back in Poland -- I will list the series I can watch there - and later test it in Germany. Perhaps, House of Cards is not the only case....

So stay tuned for more.


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