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NewsBreak: Disney to Ban Netflix Ads as Streaming War Heats Up - WSJ

Investing.com - Disney is to ban ads for Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) from all of its channels, the Wall Street Journal reported, as the rivalry between the two gets increasingly direct. Disney announced it will launch its new streaming service, Disney+, in November.

The news comes a day after the WSJ also reported Disney's arguing with Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) over how much advertising Disney content should carry on Amazon's Fire streaming devices.

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) shares up 1.0%; they're up 18% year to date.

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) shares down 0.1%. They've fallen 10% this year as others have encroached on its turf.

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