Plex makes piracy just another streaming service

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  1. mood

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    Plex makes piracy just another streaming service
    As streaming offerings become more expensive and convoluted, people are setting up their own smaller, more intimate platforms
    July 24, 2019

    https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/23/20697751/piracy-plex-netflix-hulu-streaming-wars
     
  2. ronjor

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    Plex is launching its own ad-supported video service, starting with content from Warner Bros. TV
     
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    Plex launches a free, ad-supported streaming service in over 200 countries
    December 4, 2019
    https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/04/p...rted-streaming-service-in-over-200-countries/
    Plex: Boom. We just dinosized your movie collection – for free.
    Press Release: Plex Launches Ad-Supported Video on Demand on Every Continent, Delivering Free Streaming of Thousands of Movies and TV Shows On Any Device to more than 200 Countries
     
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    Interesting stuff, I really wonder about their content. It seems that Just Watch hasn't added them to the list yet.

    https://www.justwatch.com/us
     
  5. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Why does everything have to be ad-supported? Can't we just pay for goods like capitalism intended?
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    Media streamer Plex to add subscription channels, rentals and more
    January 7, 2020
    https://techcrunch.com/2020/01/07/media-streamer-plex-to-add-subscription-channels-rentals-and-more/
     
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    No. Because.. More! If they can slip in another source of revenue, they will.
     
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    Copyright lobby calls out Plex for not doing enough to stop piracy
    March 6, 2020
    https://www.inputmag.com/tech/copyright-lobby-calls-out-plex-for-not-doing-enough-to-stop-pirating
     
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    Plex Live TV is free for three months: How to try it now
    March 26, 2020
    https://www.tomsguide.com/news/plex-live-tv-free
     
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    Plex adds Crackle library to its free movies and TV service
    May 1, 2020
    https://www.digitaltrends.com/home-...ckle-to-free-movies-and-tv-streaming-service/
    Plex: A second helping of free
     
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    Plex adds more streaming content thanks to new partnership
    May 12, 2020
    https://www.neowin.net/news/plex-adds-more-streaming-content-thanks-to-new-partnership
     
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    Plex launches a live TV service with over 80 free channels, most available worldwide
    July 23, 2020
    https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/23/p...er-80-free-channels-most-available-worldwide/
    Plex: The one where Plex announces free streaming live tv
     
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    Plex Free Live TV expands with new Spanish language channels
    September 10, 2020
    https://www.plex.tv/blog/live-tv-gratis/
     
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    Plex adds game-streaming as paid add-on, completely botches the landing
    $4.99/mo service needs to straighten many issues before meriting the cost.
    January 26, 2021

    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021...s-paid-add-on-completely-botches-the-landing/
     
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    Plex’s free TV service gets 15 new channels
    Nearly 200 channels are currently free to stream
    July 14, 2021
    https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/14/22577727/plex-15-new-tv-channels
     
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    I didn't even know it worked via the desktop. I did check out their movie database and it's mostly crap. Haven't checked out the TV channels yet.
     
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