[Videolib] Netflix - again

John Vallier (vallier@u.washington.edu)
Tue, 13 Feb 2007 11:03:37 -0800


I wanted to share the following email string I had with Netflix.
Despite their unwillingness, I'm still interested setting up an
account for our Media Center. Does anyone have a contact at Netflix
that made it possible for their institution to subscribe? "Alliances"
doesn't seem interested.

Thank you!


Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Alliances" <alliances@netflix.com>
> Date: January 22, 2007 2:12:39 PM PST
> To: "John Vallier" <vallier@u.washington.edu>, "Alliances"
> <alliances@netflix.com>
> Cc: <jveldof@umn.edu>
> Subject: RE: Library Accounts
> If they have opened an account they have done so without our knowledge
> or permission.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Vallier [mailto:vallier@u.washington.edu]
> Sent: Monday, January 22, 2007 2:03 PM
> To: Alliances
> Cc: jveldof@umn.edu
> Subject: Re: Library Accounts
> Thanks for you email, though I'm a bit confused. It seems that some
> libraries do have Netflix accounts: http://www.lanecc.edu/library/
> services/netflix.htm
> I notice this one is limited to faculty and staff. Is that the issue
> here?
> Thanks,
> -John
> _________
> On Jan 22, 2007, at 1:35 PM, Alliances wrote:
>> Thank you for your interest in Netflix. We currently don't have the
>> legal rights to sell to people who will be sharing movies with a
>> larger
>> audience (libraries, universities, assisted living, etc.) We will
>> keep
>> your information on file should our situation change.
>> Best,
>> Netflix

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