[LINK] consultation re piracy

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Fri Jun 19 02:12:42 EST 2009


On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 12:59 AM, Kim Holburn <kim at holburn.net> wrote:

> The only trouble with their VOD service was they never had any
> current, popular movies.  I never, in those couple of years, ever
> found any movie I was interested in watching.
>
> Conclusion: the movie industry wouldn't allow any of their decent
> movies onto the VOD service.


In a generic (ie, non-Australia) sense, that's not the case.

The majority of the big new releases that come out on DVD/Blu-Ray in the US
are available the same day over ComCast (and other) cable Video-on-Demand.

  Scott.


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