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Hi Guys,

I just got a 47" led hdtv and I want to get some high quality video downloads. Right now I don't have an internet connection at home, so I wanted to buy them off of amazon video and be able to transfer to a usb stick after downloading at work. That way I can take them home and play them.

But as far as I can tell the drm means I can't do this, anyone have some knowledge in this area? I want to do it legit and get good quality, I was trying to get the first episode of the tv show house of cards. I read through the amazon video player faq and it wasn't very clear at all.

Or does anyone know of a site that just sells you the tv show you want and doesn't make you connect to the internet to verify download or something?
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Both Amazon and Neflix are designed for streaming and I don't think you can download shows.
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In all honesty, if you're trying to stay 100% legal (no DRM stripping/file moving or anything), I would just buy an old fashioned netflix subscription and get the DVDs mailed to your house. I've dealt with free Amazon prime streaming before, and from my impression, there's no way to actually save the video... though I don't have much experience with Amazon instant video.

EDIT: Also, Kevin Spacey's southern accent is just epic biggrin.gif.
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