For whom the bell tolls…

Will subscription Hulu upend the cable and satellite industries’ raison d’être?  From Wired.com’s Epicenter:

Cable and satellite are classic middlemen. When the internet meets the middleman, the middleman tends to disappear — or at least be replaced by a thinner middleman. We’ve seen it with record stores, classified ad-dependent newspapers, video-rental stores, bookstores and any other business that delivers something that the internet can deliver more efficiently.

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