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    Netflix Loses Starz Movies

    FILE - In this file photo made July 20, 2010, a Netflix customer holds up a movie in Palo Alto, Calif. Netflix Inc. announced Tuesday, July 12, 2011, it is launching new unlimited DVD-only plans in the U.S. at their lowest price ever- only $7.99 a month for the 1 DVD out at-a-time plan and $11.99 a month for the 2 DVDs out at-a-time plan.(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

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    Just as Netflix is asking customers to pay more for streaming content, Starz has ended its distribution deal with the company, cutting Netflix off from Disney and Sony films. The current agreement expires on February 28, so Disney and Sony films won't be available on Netflix after that date. Starz costs about $15 a month for cable and satellite subscribers, while Netflix streaming costs $8 a month. Netflix downplayed the move, saying that Starz represents only 8 percent of what Netflix subscribers watch.

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