[geeks] Mac World announcements...
alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Jan 17 06:22:46 CST 2008
Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Seriously though, there are a lot of hands in the business of pay-per-
> view/movie rental business - the Hollywood writers strike is about (among
> other things) the idea that writers deserve a slice/bigger slice of the
> revenue stream from movies viewed via "alternative media" (download, DVD
> sales, etc.). The actual cost of delivery is not real issue, IMHO.
slice. Right now they get not one red cent. And to have the
"temporary" residual fee cut they agreed to take to "help promote" VHS
(yes, that long ago; the greedy bastards in the film industry have
applied the cut rate to everything since) finally expire.
Good explanation here:
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