Reminder to Irate Americans: Netflix Prices Rise Tomorrow

Will the 'Netflixodus' happen? We'll see...
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 31, 2011 10:41 AM CDT

(Newser) – It's the day millions have been dreading, the day that many swore would be the end of red envelope-packed mailboxes, the day in which hordes of Americans might be forced to read a book instead of streaming Season Two of Party Down: Netflix jacks up its prices tomorrow. The Huffington Post reminds current subscribers of what the Sept. 1 changes entail: Instead of enjoying the $9.99 DVD rental/streaming plan, subscribers much pick one or the other for $7.99, or stick with both at the new price of $15.98 a month, which is what you'll be charged starting tomorrow if you don't switch your plan. Surveys have indicated that as many as 2.5 million subscribers would cancel altogether. (Read more Netflix stories.)

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