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

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.


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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