Items tagged with Online services

In a recent Spanish interview, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings offered a rather controversial perspective on content piracy via the Internet. In the interview, Hastings stated that while a great many may consider piracy to be a problem, the truth is that it has served a purpose in helping to create a public that is savvy about viewing best-quality content on demand via the Internet. Spain has long been a particularly sharp thorn in the paw of producers and distributors of entertainment products, with a raging culture of Internet file-sharing piracy borne of a dearth of good legal alternatives. Despite this, Hastings thinks Netflix's upcoming Spain launch will be one of the company's most successful... Read more...
Making contingency plans for the possibility of becoming incapacitated or for our inevitable demise is seldom a pleasant subject to discuss or even think about. Many people often postpone or even never get around to creating a living will or a last will and testament. For those that do, their concerns are usually focused on their quality of life, assigning guardianship for their children, and designating beneficiaries for their assets. That covers what to do when you are on life support, what happens to the kids, and who gets your stuff, but what about your "online assets"?A new startup by the name of Legacy Locker, has created a service that allows you to pass on access to your "online assets"... Read more...