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This is why you ALWAYS read the fine print on digital content.

 

Lesson learned. 

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Arliman wrote:

GraphiteGB wrote:

You mean the  same exact same way ITUNES has worked for YEARs on TV and Films is not good enough for you. 

If you lose the back ups Your screwwed.  


Oh and it looks like iTunes got smart... check the "UPDATE" area... http://ipod.about.com/od/itunesproblems/f/re_dl_purchase.htm


Icloud has been a big failure as not all Flims and content are actualy on it. This again means IF you don't have a Back up localy the Film is lost... It was again a Selective service.   Read the small print. Movies studios still refuse to allow redownload... 

 

Apples small print "Not all previously purchased films are available for downloading to your other devices" 


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This is why you ALWAYS read the fine print on digital content.

 

Lesson learned. 


What's with this "you learned your lesson" crap? You guys act like I screwed myself or something. I got what I paid for, I watched the show I wanted to watch and I still have it. I'm not whining about how I got tricked, I'm whining about how dumb the video store is.

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GraphiteGB wrote:

Arliman wrote:

GraphiteGB wrote:

You mean the  same exact same way ITUNES has worked for YEARs on TV and Films is not good enough for you. 

If you lose the back ups Your screwwed.  


Oh and it looks like iTunes got smart... check the "UPDATE" area... http://ipod.about.com/od/itunesproblems/f/re_dl_purchase.htm


Icloud has been a big failure as not all Flims and content are actualy on it. This again means IF you don't have a Back up localy the Film is lost... It was again a Selective service.   Read the small print. Movies studios still refuse to allow redownload... 

 

Apples small print "Not all previously purchased films are available for downloading to your other devices" 


Is that so? What about Vudu?

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Re: Just bought a TV episode... never again. Unable to re-download purchases.

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Arliman wrote:

GraphiteGB wrote:

Arliman wrote:

GraphiteGB wrote:

You mean the  same exact same way ITUNES has worked for YEARs on TV and Films is not good enough for you. 

If you lose the back ups Your screwwed.  


Oh and it looks like iTunes got smart... check the "UPDATE" area... http://ipod.about.com/od/itunesproblems/f/re_dl_purchase.htm


Icloud has been a big failure as not all Flims and content are actualy on it. This again means IF you don't have a Back up localy the Film is lost... It was again a Selective service.   Read the small print. Movies studios still refuse to allow redownload... 

 

Apples small print "Not all previously purchased films are available for downloading to your other devices" 


Is that so? What about Vudu?


Aparently not: http://support.vudu.com/?supportPage=answers/list

 

How many times can I re-download my content?

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Since you own the digital rights to your purchased content, there is no limit to how many times you candownload it to an authorized PC.
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Vudu 

 

You don't need me to tell you 

You did $5.99 free when you create and account & you can try it your self.

But you will get junk email from them... thats Part of the T&C


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Its not that bad to buy standard def movies from playstation.  Just make sure you got one ps3 that plays movies and one that is just for gaming.  If you are going High Def, just get the bluray thats what i do.  Also only buy standard def movies on the discount section 5 bucks.

Its whatever God says it is, try not to let Satan trick you or lie to you. A lie can be twisted so much but its still a lie, same with tricks. Also know noone is perfect except Jesus, we all will mess up from time to time. So try not to be, to hard on yourself or others.
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Re: Just bought a TV episode... never again. Unable to re-download purchases.

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Arliman wrote:

gR3yGh051 wrote:

This is why you ALWAYS read the fine print on digital content.

 

Lesson learned. 


What's with this "you learned your lesson" crap? You guys act like I screwed myself or something. I got what I paid for, I watched the show I wanted to watch and I still have it. I'm not whining about how I got tricked, I'm whining about how dumb the video store is.


Your whining because of something that you failed to read... Now that you 'found out' about it you're complaining.

 

Comparing it with other download services that have their own rules, especially ones where the service is at the mercy of production companies and studios to dictate their content.

 

Everything has a pro and a con... 

By the way... If you search hard enough, you'll be able to find what you want to watch for free.

 

Because as it stands, your issue is not about a one-time download, its about money.

 

If you were more aware as to the conditions of your purchase, you probably wouldn't have made the purchase in the first place.

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TheDster wrote:

Its not that bad to buy standard def movies from playstation.  Just make sure you got one ps3 that plays movies and one that is just for gaming.  If you are going High Def, just get the bluray thats what i do.  Also only buy standard def movies on the discount section 5 bucks.


Dude, knock it off. 

Not everyone can afford more than 1 PS3, nor would want to buy more than one.

 

And to think that you need to have a PS3 for each dedicated function is absolutely asinine (read: stupid). 

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O and Vudu Is more expensive now that they Have joined with ultraViolet.

 

Just one example.

TED in HD is

$22.99 on Vudu

$19.99 other online providers.

 

The price increase is likely to cover the ultra violet license.

 

swings and round abouts...


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