Original content like Netflix's acclaimed House of Cards series appear to be becoming a necessity in the online streaming world. Companies like Amazon and Redbox look to be entering original content foray as well, but the real question investors need to ask themselves is, "Does this change the way I should view Netflix or Redbox as investments?" In this video, Blake Bos gives a snapshot of the industry and his take on why he likes content provider Starz over content streamers like Amazon, Netflix, or Coinstar (owner of Redbox). Post your comments below on whether you think original content will be king in the future of digital media streaming.

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