View Full Version : Download movies in europe through In2Movies using p2p

01-31-2006, 03:20 PM
Quote -Films such as Batman Begins and TV series The OC are to be made available over the internet via peer-to-peer (P2P) networks by studio Warner Bros.

01-31-2006, 03:34 PM
From the Wall Street Journal (http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB113858875415059685-BRDbFwW653bFI5_3EHCWikZeZd8_20070130.html?mod=rss_free):

Users, who will have to register for the service, will be able to keep the movie indefinitely. But instead of getting a movie from a central server, pieces of it could come from other people on the network who also bought that movie.

The Arvato architecture is similar to that used by peer-to-peer systems like BitTorrent...
Why would I want Warner Bros using my bandwidth for their benefit?

01-31-2006, 03:46 PM
It's about time. Glad to finally see a legit use of P2P technology.

Can't wait for it here.

Come on Netflix, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple...get wid it. :)

Thanks for the link!

01-31-2006, 04:08 PM
From the Wall Street Journal (http://online.wsj.com/public/article/SB113858875415059685-BRDbFwW653bFI5_3EHCWikZeZd8_20070130.html?mod=rss_free):

Why would I want Warner Bros using my bandwidth for their benefit?

Don't know how they will set it up in detail, but I guess that the only time you will share your bandwidth is while you download stuff, so very much like it's handled within the torrent system. So it's not that they hijack your bandwidth all the time or without your permission.

Ideas about avoiding the dreaded leecher-overhead could be a ratio-sensitive pricing scheme on active seeders. That result into significant discounts depending on your share ratio quota. *dreaming*

I am looking forward to it!


01-31-2006, 04:54 PM
yeah sure....great idea...save money for bandwidth and servers, charge me for the movie (supposedly a bad one thinking of the last few i saw) and then blame the "leechers" for bandwidth problems :banghead: Not to forget a movie would have to be BLOODY cheap to justify it...in the end i dont have a booklet, have to pay the CD myself and i pay for the bandwidth usage itself too...And then i dont even have a real proof that i DID buy the movie. So if my neighbour decides it would be cool to call the cops how should i proof that i bought it ? And THEN i will have to install rootkits and need to upgrade to drm hardware...


02-01-2006, 08:46 AM
hey, it's not like they're forcing you to use it :applause:

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