Quote Originally Posted by VTPoet View Post
I disagree that that's a per-requisite for Netflix. Your mentioning Chrome OS is a case in point. Chrome OS hardly meets any of the requirements you laid out for Ubuntu. Chrome OS's survival is far from guaranteed. It's far from certain that the product will be continuously supported. Google played ball with Netflix. Canonical/Shuttleworth, for whatever reason, has not.
Actually, Chrome OS meets all of the requirements I laid out. They are custom-designed products (not just off-the-shelf Windows laptops with Chrome OS installed on them). They're guaranteed updates and full compatibility with future Chrome OS versions. And they're competitively priced.