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Miguel Angel Covarrubias Cervantes, a former mayor in central Mexico, posted a video of him delivering a speech inspired by a Netflix promotional video for House of Cards. Miguel Cervantes/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said the company's competition isn't other streaming providers — it's sleep. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Police Impersonator In Florida Pulls Over Actual Detective

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Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple TV app during a product launch event in Cupertino, Calif., in October. The company now plans to make original movies and TV programming, according to sources. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Apple Looks To Compete With Netflix Originals, But Making Hits Is Hard

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What's Hot On Netflix? A Startup Aims To Track Ratings In The Streaming Age

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Khaleed Khateeb, 21, was the videographer for the Netflix documentary The White Helmets. "This photo was after double tap of aircraft on July 27, 2014," he says, referring to an airstrike followed by another attack. "I don't know how I survived." Fadi al Halabi/Courtesy of Khaleed Khateeb hide caption

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Is Netflix Chill? Kenyan Authorities Threaten To Ban The Streaming Site

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Amazon's New Slate Of Shows Is Ambitious; Its Publicity Game Should Be Too

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Netflix's Parental Leave Plan Is Groundbreaking — And Unlikely To Spread

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Chicago is taxing services such as Netflix and Spotify. Some residents wonder if a tax on other Internet services will follow, and others worry the levy will scare away business. Tang Yau Hoong/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Chicago's 'Cloud Tax' Raises The Cost Of Streaming Videos

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Netflix's original series Daredevil, which stars a blind superhero, was originally hard for blind audience members to understand. The series was released without audio description that would make it accessible to the visually impaired. TV broadcasters are required to release such descriptions for some content, but Netflix, as an Internet streaming service, faces no such requirement. Netflix hide caption

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After Fan Pressure, Netflix Makes 'Daredevil' Accessible To The Blind

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Daniel Handler, the man "often mistaken" for Lemony Snicket, will nevertheless have a hand in the development of the show. Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images for LA Times hide caption

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Slow-loading messages will appear on some of your favorite sites Wednesday as part of a protest for net neutrality. But the sites won't actually be loading slower — the banners will be displayed just to make a point. iStockphoto hide caption

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The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were unveiled Thursday by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. Big winners included HBO, for Game of Thrones, and Netflix, for Orange Is the New Black. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Kevin Spacey and House of Cards co-star Robin Wright at a Netflix special screening of the second season in Los Angeles in February. The original production is seen as a key factor in boosting subscriptions for the video streaming service. Eric Charbonneau/AP hide caption

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