Studios escalate battle against movie rental kiosks

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner Another major studio is joining the fight against movie rental kiosks that let consumers watch movies for as little as one dollar. According to Ars Technica, Fox has ordered its wholesalers not to sell its DVDs to.

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Redbox Demands Disney Lose Right to Enforce Movie Copyrights

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The kiosk giant responds to Disney's lawsuit with its own — raising claims on the competition and advertising front. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

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Disney Sues Redbox Over Sale of Movie Download Codes

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The DVD kiosk rental company allegedly disassembles a product package and then sells codes separately in what Disney asserts is a violation of copyright law.

Blind Advocate Group Files Class Action Suit Against Redbox

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Plaintiffs say that the discount DVD-rental outfit's DVD kiosks are inaccessible and they could be using screen-reading technology, but the company has chosen not to in violation of the law.

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Hollywood Docket: Fox spies on Redbox; Arnold & Porter gets in line with Jackson creditors; studios vs. OpenBitTorrent

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Entertainment law news this morning: Over the past year, various studios have told their distributors to withhold DVDs from low-cost rental kiosk service Redbox for a period of time after release. In response, Redbox filed an antitrust lawsuit and has.

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Congress, Federal Agencies, Take Action on Technology Accessibility

New Media and Technology Law

The three other notices released by the Department on the same day addressed movie captioning and video description , a ccessibility of next-generation 9-1-1 services , and certain kinds of electronic and information technology , such as POS devices, kiosks and ATMs. Both Congress and the two federal agencies have recently taken action aimed at making technological advances accessible to individuals with hearing and visual limitations.

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Entertainment Law Update Podcast – Episode 9, Olympic trademarks, album integrity, and more.

Gordon P. Firemark

Redbox: Redbox is the company that runs those $1 per night DVD rental kiosks in grocery stores and other locations. Why New Release DVDs may vanish from Redbox Kiosks. GET CLE CREDIT for this episode. Quick Takes. IP and the Olympics. Sculptural works, photographs and subsequent uses.