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Indonesian media tycoon woos audiences but not investors

Hary Tanoesoedibjo is interviewed by reporters, including some belonging to his MNC Group, in November.

JAKARTA -- When Indonesia's state-owned telecommunications company on Jan. 27 blocked Netflix, the U.S.-based video streaming service, Hary Tanoesoedibjo was there to cheer the move.

     "If I were the government," he told reporters a few days after the move, "I would block it."

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