Netflix Latest News: Not Even Netflix is Safe From PiratesNot even Netflix is safe from pirates
Netflix has been helping cord-cutters save money for years, offering unlimited movie and TV show streaming for just $7.99 per month. But just because the service is affordable doesn't mean it is immune to digital piracy, and newly available data shows that the service took a pretty big hit when about 100,000 people downloaded season 4 of Arrested Development illegally within the first 24 hours of its release.
Arrested Development a hit for pirates
The new episodes of Arrested Development are well-watched, but fans aren't necessarily tuning in to Netflix, opting instead for torrent Web sites. TorrentFreak saying they've had more than 175,000 downloads.
Netflix Stock Sinks on Mixed Reviews of "Arrested Development"
The hoopla surrounding the return of "Arrested Development" on Netflix's Internet video service has quickly dissolved into a letdown on Wall Street. Netflix's stock fell by more than 6%, as investors reacted to critics' mixed reviews over the weekend of the first new "Arrested Development" episodes since Fox canceled the TV series seven years ago.