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Initial post: Dec 22, 2012, 8:49:31 AM PST
why does hulu plus disable my hdmi out on kindle fire
works great with netflix

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 22, 2012, 8:58:49 AM PST
They do not have the rights to stream through hdmi.

It has been referred to as DRM in a cable.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 22, 2012, 10:15:18 AM PST
R. D. Clark says:
In more detail, the reasons have to do with the fact that HuluPlus offers relatively current content, and thus can be seen as directly competing with broadcast and cable networks. The right to put something onto your TV screen (which is probably preferable to your tablet or your smartphone for watching shows) is seen as a valuable commodity, and has to be negotiated for. If possible. Often, giving you an easy way to

HBOGo is another service that blocks HDMI output on obile devices.

Interestingly, HuluPlus does work with Roku boxes in most localities; HBOGo has a Roku app, but is blocked by many major cable providers such as Comcast and Time Warner.
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