Netflix vs Blockbuster - Origins | 2
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After Hastings pleaded with Antioco to buy Blockbuster Online, Antioco agreed to present Hasting’s proposal to the board. What he didn’t tell him was that he was pushing the board to reject the offer so Netflix would wither and die. Meanwhile, Netflix was struggling to gain legitimacy in Hollywood. Netflix quickly realized that before it could take on the Hollywood gods, it would have to slay Blockbuster. Support us by supporting our sponsors: Legal Zoom - For special savings, be sure to enter code BW in the referral box at Quip - Get a free refill pack with the purchase of a toothbrush when you visit them