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[PCA]UltraViolet: will this convince pirates to stop pirating?

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Buy the DVD or Blu-Ray, also get lifetime access to the movies over the Web. Is UltraViolet the future of buying movies?


The big studios have a new weapon in the battle against TV and movie piracy. It’s called UltraViolet and is a new distribution platform that allows lifetime access to digital files via a web-based account and playback on all compatible devices.
The group hopes that the big selling point will be the ability to access purchased content on any UltraViolet device including streaming and download for off-line playback to wireless devices via an online storage portal at home or on the go.
UltraViolet relies on users registering for a free account, but then limits to a maximum of six users access to the content as well as tying the Ultraviolet devices to the content. This suggests that the studios are still trying to come to terms with digital delivery models and copyright control by tying users in knots in perpetuity.

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its not free movies tho
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its not free movies tho
^truth.
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That movie wasn't so hot, I gather this won't be either.
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sounds like it has DRM to me.
    
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Absolutely a step in the right direction. It just needs to work with all devices. Compatibility should considered on EVERYTHING.
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its not free movies tho
Why should they be free?
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sounds like it has DRM to me.
and across the interwebs the resounding response

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Originally Posted by Guruboy View Post
Why should they be free?
it's not that they SHOULD BE it's just that they can be GOTTEN for free.

Also, that's not gonna play well with bandwidth limited users.
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Why should they be free?
Because thats the selling point of pirating movies!

This only helps if you buy the product AFTER the service is in place, what about the hundrads of movies I have already Legally bought?
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