Thinking that a company like Netflix choose an OS based on "sympathy", or because they have a "FreeBSD fan club" is just stupid!
How hold are you guys? Do you know how much money is involved? Do you know something about the real world?
For most of you, u*nix history starts when linux starts, that's not true.
Both Linux and FreeBSD have their strong points, and if you can't understand this, you are just a bunch of Linux kiddies.