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post #11 of 18
Pay to watch what I already own lol wut?
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I think this is a wasted investment. For people like us on OCN, it's trivial to convert our physical disk library. It's less-easy for those that aren't tech-adept, so I could see how this might have some appeal to some people. But I can't see this service being a long-lived one with the huge push to streaming services.
    
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Great...another stupid DRM ridden idea. No thanks...I much prefer seeing my blurays in the best quality possible (VDPAU) which means Linux...and this "ultraviolet" isn't Linux friendly at all.
     
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Ultraviolet and Cinavia are both the latest forms of DRM being pushed through.
From what I can tell, you take along your media, they’ll then lace it up with DRM, load it into the cloud and charge you an annual subscription fee,

There’s been a thread over at Doom 9 since January about this, interesting read.
UltraViolet: the next frontier?
http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=163785
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post #15 of 18
just stick an "i" on the name of the service, it'll sell
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It's a damn shame that walmart will likely make a crap-ton of money selling this service. Each DVD/Blu-ray they sell will not get a bundle with this for only 2$!!!! what a deal

And then you will see loads of people getting screwed. It's not enough for walmart to destroy entire towns and ruin thousands of businesses, finally it is time to destroy our own customers. thumb.gif
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post #17 of 18
I prefer wasting my bandwidth downloading one of your new crappy movie.
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Well, sounds like the movie industry is really moving to put an end to piracy and control that which cannot be controlled, which is us, the consumers....
Haha, you is fail...

Ya their not going to control anything with those prices.
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