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Digital OT owners switched to Disney+ versions without consent? — Page 2

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ray_afraid said:

I’m very interested to see how this plays out.
I can understand swapping out the old for the new on a streaming service. Your kinda just renting all that content. But switching out your purchased content seems sinister.

Yes, it sucks. But there’s nothing the consumer can do about it. Sure you pay for it, but the providers own the content and make the rules.

Long live physical media. From my cold, dead hands.

TV’s Frink said:

I would put this in my sig if I weren’t so lazy.

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DARTH SILKWORMS said:

CHEWBAKAspelledwrong said:

ray_afraid said:

I’m very interested to see how this plays out.
I can understand swapping out the old for the new on a streaming service. Your kinda just renting all that content. But switching out your purchased content seems sinister.

Yes, it sucks. But there’s nothing the consumer can do about it. Sure you pay for it, but the providers own the content and make the rules.

Long live physical media. From my cold, dead hands.

Yes, there is something the consumer can do about it. Take Vudu to arbitration or take them to small claims. I agree, long live physical media. That’s why I have every version of the films released on VHS, DVD and Blu-ray. That’s why I have the Ultra HD box set pre-ordered. But I’m enough of a completist that I also wanted every digital version as well, so I don’t like the 2015 digital version being taken away after I already bought it.

You can’t take them to small claims if they haven’t violated the terms, which they haven’t.

The terms just suck.

TV’s Frink said:

I would put this in my sig if I weren’t so lazy.

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Vudu is a distributor. Their contracts are with studios. This situation is not covered by Vudu’s terms of service with you, but by their contract with the studio. With digital content, studios have finally achieved with home media what they have always had with theatrical prints. The content belongs to the studio. Not to the provider. Not to you. The only way to be sure you keep a particular version of digital content is to capture and save the stream to a device you control. That they cannot change. But the studio changing content is not up to Vudu or any other streaming service. Your gripe is with Disney and Lucasfilm because they are the ones who did this. Any other studio can do this at any time. The studio can pull a title at any point in time (though I suspect that is covered by their contract with the distributor and not too likely). Case in point is Starz disappearing from Comcast overnight.

You are getting mad at the wrong people if you get mad a Vudu, YouTube, iTunes, or any other streaming service for this. And most of us have been rather excited for this change to propagate through all the systems. I perefer Maklunkey to the oversaturated magenta mess than was the 2003 transfer. Frankly, until they switch it back to the original where Greedo doesn’t shoot at all, I don’t really care what version of that scene it has.

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Why on earth would someone want to edit their posts to a .?

50 Cent is just an imposter

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Perhaps because he doesn’t want people to remember him claiming to have a popular YouTube channel and access to lawyers powerful enough to threaten Vudu?

“That Darth Vader, man. Sure does love eating Jedi.”

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ATMachine said:

Perhaps because he doesn’t want people to remember him claiming to have a popular YouTube channel and access to lawyers powerful enough to threaten Vudu?

In the Supreme Court!

TV’s Frink said:

I would put this in my sig if I weren’t so lazy.

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DARTH SILKWORMS said:

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Well, this was a mature response…

It’s not like anyone was saying the studios are in the right morally, we all agree it’s fucked up. We were just pointing out that it’s entirely legal and within their terms of service.

a trolling bantha

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I know. I was sarcastically saying that erasing every one of his posts because he didn’t get the reaction he wanted was “mature.”

a trolling bantha