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BitTorrent launches legit online movie, TV store

BitTorrent, maker of the popular peer-to-peer file distribution technology known for pirated content, has launched an online video store to sell movies and television shows licensed from Hollywood studios. The BitTorrent Entertainment Network offers films from Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Lionsgate and episodes of TV shows such as “24” and “Punk’d.” TV episodes are $1.99 to download to own. BitTorrent will rent movies for a 24-hour viewing period for $3.99 for new titles and $2.99 for older films. BitTorrent’s videos are protected by Windows Media DRM and will only play back using Windows Media Player.

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Comments

1

What?!? That digital rental model is something I’ve been wanting to see for a while now and it’s windows only? Jesus.

Posted by Multimoog on February 26, 2007 at 10:35 AM (PDT)

2

I can just see people wanting to seed this….

Posted by Stevenjuke on February 26, 2007 at 1:53 PM (PDT)

3

WMP? DRM-protected? Available in the US only? Ha! And some people wonder why everybody keeps on pirating that stuff.

Posted by D on February 28, 2007 at 8:52 AM (PDT)

4

can any 1 tell me how to get the software 4 downloading movies .............

Posted by aru on June 8, 2008 at 10:03 AM (PDT)

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