TITLE

File-Sharing Goes Legit With Studio Deals

AUTHOR(S)
Donohue, Steve; Lewis, Christian
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/7/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Warner Bros. to partner with file-sharing company BitTorrent in selling the motion picture Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and other movies in fall 2006. BitTorrent will get paid a fee for helping enable the delivery. According to media executives, peer-to-peer services gives them the capacity to distribute more efficiently than providing downloads from their own Web sites.
ACCESSION #
21869590

 

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