You bet they will. Not only that, but this action is also going to make unauthorized downloading of episodes skyrocket. The clueless clods who have decided that they must limit content are about to send a huge number of folks over to what they consider "the dark side."
For godsake, people are happy to legally PAY to see what they want to. How obtuse is it to tell them no?
Shaw and Rogers have launched shomi, their answer to competitor Netflix. Netflix has been siphoning viewers away from traditional TV services ever since it launched in Canada, and the cable providers were under increasing pressure to provide their users with a similar service. They launched shomi Tuesday.