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Finding A Solution To The Problem Of Piracy – A New Monetization Model For Content Producers

Finding A Solution To The Problem Of Piracy – A New Monetization Model For Content Producers

The issue of piracy has been making content producers lose their sleep (and dollars), turning their lives into a hellish nightmare, even when they get enough to keep them going (well enough). The web populace is currently divided as to whether or not piracy is ethical and that how far should it be permitted.

By On June 9, 2012 3 Responses
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U.S. Box Office Sales Are Not Affected by BitTorrent Piracy At All

U.S. Box Office Sales Are Not Affected by BitTorrent Piracy At All

Piracy is a crime regardless of how much or how less it affects a business. A new joint study done by the University of Minnesota and Wellesley College has shown that BitTorrent piracy has actually not been negative for the U.S. box office sales. The new study has found that there is no link between availability of movies on BitTorrent and in-theatre movie releases. There are also cam releases and DVS screeners for free on the Internet.

By On February 19, 2012 Respond
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YouTube Brings Movie Rental To UK

YouTube Brings Movie Rental To UK

UK users are waking up to a ton of new content courtesy of Google and the YouTube rental service previously only available in the U.S. and Canada. With over 1,000 titles to choose from, the service will offer 48 hour retails ranging from £2.49 to £3.49 and it’s of course available via the Movies link in the upper right of YouTube, but is also accessible through Google TV, Android tablets and certain smartphones running Honeycomb, which in short, Google has been building its movie ambitions incrementally……………………

By On October 9, 2011 Respond
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Vudu Starts Movie Streaming Service To iPad

Vudu Starts Movie Streaming Service To iPad

Vudu has started streaming movies to PCs over the web, it’s moving to the iPad as well but what is surprising is the decision to stream over the web and forego a dedicated app. This approach lets the Wal-mart-owned video delivery company avoid the restrictions of Apple’s app store and any additional fees. Vudu is eschewing a dedicated app for an in-browser experience, though you can add a button to the home screen of the Apple tablet to launch the site and from there you can stream over 20,000 different movies or TV episodes……………

By On August 11, 2011 Respond
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YouTube Ready To Renting Hollywood With New Movies on Demand Service

YouTube Ready To Renting Hollywood With New Movies on Demand Service

YouTube ready to start renting video on-demand movies from major studios and the report indicates it could launch as soon as this week with movies from majors including Sony, Warner and Universal, as well as smaller entities like Lionsgate, Kino Lorber and other independents.This doesn’t appear to be a challenge to Netflix, with the unnamed studio exec quoted in the article saying how happy they are to see a new entrant renting movies that’s not using a subscription model……….

By On April 26, 2011 2 Responses
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Crackle Starts Streaming To Roku, PS3, Sony TVs and Blu-ray players

Crackle Starts Streaming To Roku, PS3, Sony TVs and Blu-ray players

Crackle starts streaming all of its free movies to Roku, PS3, Sony TVs and Blu-ray players and also expanding full access from just the Google TV (there’s also an Android app that currently streams some of the items) with ad-supported full-length films as well as the unedited versions, they’re giving users free big movie titles such Bad Boys, Mr. Deeds and Big Daddy to name just a few………

By On April 1, 2011 2 Responses
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Qualcomm Snapdragon Platform Supports Netflix Streaming

Qualcomm Snapdragon Platform Supports Netflix Streaming

Qualcomm promises Netflix streaming support on future Android devices with Snapdragon and Netflix security requirements necessary to bring Netflix application to Snapdragon-enabled Android devices.Snapdragon processors are designed to deliver dynamic performance and media protection features in a turnkey package……

By On February 15, 2011 Respond
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Samsung Add Lovefilm Streaming To Blu-ray Players

Samsung Add Lovefilm Streaming To Blu-ray Players

DVD rental and movie streaming service Lovefilm is to be rolled out to Samsung Blu-ray players and Blu-ray home cinema systems.For Lovefilm video streaming service you need to be a Lovefilm subscriber paying £6 or more a month…….

By On January 31, 2011 Respond
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Netflix on the PS3

Netflix on the PS3

CEO Reed Hastings stated, “Before our next [earnings] call in October, we expect to be launching a major new version of our Sony PS3 user interface which doesn’t require a disc.It is now more pure streaming worldwide…..

By On July 22, 2010 5 Responses
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