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Netflix sets up Frank Underwood campaign headquarters in South Carolina

[S]etting up in Greenville was also a strategic move to tie into the show’s main character. In House of Cards, Underwood’s hometown is Gaffney, South Carolina, roughly a 45 minute drive away on a major highway. According to the organizers of the event, the campaign headquarters was created in California and shipped out to Greenville prior to this weekend’s Republican debate. – Mike Flacy, Digital Trends

Why it might be illegal to show Game of Thrones at your local bar

[I]s it legal to broadcast HBO in your bar? Or Netflix? Or the World Series? Surprisingly, it depends. Start with an ordinary terrestrial HDTV broadcast of Game 1 of the World Series on FOX. That’s legal provided that: (1) you don’t charge for admission; (2) your food or drinking establishment has less than 3,750 square feet of space; and (3) you have no more than four televisions showing the broadcast, none of which are more than 55 inches. (See 17 U.S.C. § 110(5)(B)(ii) if you want to check for yourself.) […] The Verizon FiOS Terms of Use provide you no cover: “You agree to use the Service only for your private non-commercial use and own personal viewing enjoyment. The Programming distributed via the Service may not be viewed or otherwise displayed in areas open to the public…” Time Warner Cable gets more personal: “You may not share our in-home Services or related Software with any person who is not a member or guest of your household or to persons outside your premises.” […] Netflix kills the party in 6(b) of its surprisingly readable Terms of Use: “The Netflix service, and any content viewed through our service, are for your personal and non-commercial use only … You agree not to use the service for public performances.” Pretty clear there. – David Boag,BOAG LAW, PLLC via Gigaom
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Apple TV gets Beats Music streaming and a flatter look

Your iPad or iPhone isn’t the only device getting a big iOS upgrade today. Apple is now rolling out an Apple TV update that brings not just iOS 8-savvy features like iCloud Photo and Family Sharing, but a flatter-looking interface on third-generation devices — yes, that previous super-glossy look has gone the way of the dodo. If you’re using that newer hardware in the US, you’ll also see a Beats Music app that lets you stream on-demand tunes during a living room party. – Jon Fingas,Engadget
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