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The messy deals behind unwatchable streaming apps

My new Roku TV can’t run the WatchESPN app that works fine on my Roku 3 box. What’s the problem here?

[T]his resulted from a decision by ESPN and its corporate parent Disney (the WatchDisney app doesn’t work on Roku TVs either) to control the potential audience for their online streaming — essentially, saying that Internet viewing is only okay if it requires pressing or clicking enough buttons first. – Rob Pegoraro, USA TODAY

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