Documentary filmmakers have won a ruling from the U.S. Copyright Office that allows them to legally break the encryption codes of DVDs and online streaming content to obtain clips for their projects.
Warner Bros. has little doubt there's an opportunity to turn premium VOD into a lucrative new revenue stream.
Hollywood has firmed up its plans to roll out premium VOD next month.
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Time Warner is moving forward with plans to lead Hollywood's charge in taking back control of the homevideo biz, readying to launch a premium video-on-demand service in the coming months and lengthen…
All eyes are now on how James Cameron's sci-fi epic will perform when it bows on homevideo.
The two remaining studios backing HD DVD could switch sides soon, ending the high-def format war instantly.