A lot of ink has been spilled over the challengers to Netflix's streaming dominance, most recently Coinstar's new Redbox Instant service. While the distribution deal between Verizon and Coinstar is meaningful for the company, Netflix is simply too engrained. Its distribution is too locked down for Coinstar to disrupt with a virtually identical service.

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