Monthly Archives: August 2012

Google’s latest con job

3 weeks ago, Google tooted it’s own horn and patted itself on the back for this development: Google said the changes in its search algorithms would “help users find legitimate, quality sources of content more easily — whether it’s a … Continue reading

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Better late than never

It is refreshing to see broadcasters vigilantly defending their intellectual property. The red herrings of “better educating consumers” and “adopting new business models” have long been exposed and litigation is way overdue. Shamefully blatant content thieves will continue to proliferate … Continue reading

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The unspoken truth – streaming is trash and we all know it

Trying to steer movie watching consumers toward streaming is STUPID. Better you direct them back to buying VHS. At least then their experience would be FAR more consistent than streaming. This is precisely the reason why streaming, after all the … Continue reading

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Renting discs & physical media still dominating streaming

We’re still laughing at how streaming still can’t even match (let alone overtake) physical media in the rental market. Rentals of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs from kiosks, brick-and-mortar retailers and Netflix accounted for 62% of movie rental orders during the … Continue reading

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The UK got it right – Why can’t the US?

It’s good to see that thieving scumbags are finally being recognized for what they really are: low life criminals. Vickerman, from Gateshead, set up the website in 2007 as an index of online videos – both legal and illegal – … Continue reading

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