Dear (old-school) Hollywood, let’s chat frankly about pirates, Netflix (and other over-the-top video streaming services), and the battle for quality media. I’m going to be brutally honest with you about your failing monetization strategy. It’s going to hurt a little bit. But, if you hang in there with me, we’ll get to the good stuff: a strategic new way to eradicate revenue losses due to piracy and those pesky third-party subscription providers that scrape off the top.
So, let’s start with a history montage and some bad news.