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Netflix Shutters Its Public API 59

esarjeant (100503) writes "I guess it shouldn't come as a total surprise, but Netflix has gone from not issuing new developer keys to announcing the entire [public API] program will be shut down. It's a real shame they are going to be taking this offline; it spurred quite a bit of innovation for the Netflix service. For major sites that have already gone live it sounds like Netflix will let them keep going, but if you're looking to build the next FeedFliks, then you better look elsewhere."
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Netflix Shutters Its Public API

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Saturday June 14, 2014 @11:47AM (#47236561)

    Just a truism that's almost always proven correct...

    Don't give a company anything without a veritable guarantee you'll also receive what you want in exchange. All negotiations are hostage negotiations, it's wise to plan accordingly.

Friction is a drag.