Netflix, the online movie-rental leader, is eliminating limits on how many films subscribers can download and watch on the home computers, VideoNuze
says. Until now, access to those streamed movies was limited based on the subscriber’s rental package. It may be viewed as a pre-emptive strike against an expected announcement by Apple tomorrow that it will rent movie downloads at $3.99 a pop. But VideoNuze’s Will Richmond points out differences between the strategies of Netflix and Apple.