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Hollywood Urged Cameron to Keep DVD Ripping Illegal

A few months ago the UK Government legalized copying of MP3s, CDs and DVDs for personal use, as that would be in the best interest of consumers. A common sense decision for many, but leaked emails now show that Hollywood fiercely protested the changes behind the scenes.

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Can the Xbox Series X play DVD movies?

The Series X comes with a disc drive, but can it play DVDs?

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547d ago
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It’s 2018 and somehow Netflix’s DVD business is still thriving, while Redbox attempts to keep up

Netflix, your favorite reason to stay home and ignore whatever shred of a social life you purport to have, isn’t just a streaming network of original programming and a reminder of how terrible Friends was. It’s also still a DVD rental service. A DVD rental service that is profitable as hell for Netflix. To the tune of $56 million in profit on just $99 million in revenue.

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ajax172199d ago

It's not that shocking. There's still plenty of people with terrible internet speeds.

KillZallthebeast2199d ago

Redbox not thriving is sort of a surprisie in certain areas. Some of my friends still have dial up speed where they live

dumahim2199d ago

It's somehow thriving because if I want to watch damn near any movie I want, I can get it via DVD or Blu-ray and not have to hunt around to see if it's streaming somewhere or have to pay $4-5 to rent a single movie.

Amplitude2198d ago

Ive got Netflix and Prime Video and tbh i still buy and rent a lot of blurays. Even a 3 or 4 GB torrent doesnt look or sound anything close to a bluray and im especially pretty obsessed with building my 4k collection.

I have a rental store down the street though...

Cobra9512198d ago

I remember Netflix having many more recent movies available on DVD than for streaming. Unless they've managed since then to license for streaming all the movies people want to watch, I understand why DVDs are still flying through the postal system.

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Vudu's smartphone app now lets you transform your old DVDs into digital copies

You can finally kiss your dusty collection of DVDs goodbye with Vudu's smartphone app. Finally.

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