Streaming Services Reckon With Password-Sharing ‘Havoc’

In 2019, companies lost about $9.1 billion to password piracy and sharing. From a report: On Dec. 9, Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge took aim at the “content companies” entering the direct-to-consumer streaming business. The cable executive told a roomful of investment bankers in Manhattan that these new streamers are “creating havoc in the ecosystem.” Rutledge wasn’t talking about the proliferation of content or the fight to secure exclusive deals…

January 10, 2020
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Fuel surcharge variations muddy container spot market

Container line executives and analysts say they expect confusion over just how much cargo owners have to pay to help carriers cover higher operating costs. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Less than two weeks after the global low-sulfur mandate took effect, shippers are trying to determine just how much more they’re paying for container spot rates amid wide variations in the scale of low-sulfur surcharges pushed by carriers.  Container line executives and…

January 10, 2020
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