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iTunes To Launch Movie Rental Service?

According to the Financial Times, Apple is discussing an online movie rental service with Hollywood studios. The rumor mill says it will be a video-on-demand service.

Currently, Apple won't comment on this new venture, which is said to begin this fall, but we've heard the iTunes rentals would only cost $2.99 for a 30-day rental.

We also heard the 30-day rental would let you move a movie from a computer to at least one other device like a video iPod or iPhone. Of course, digital rights-management software would likely prevent these movies from being copied in any way, shape or form.

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Xsqumee Xsqumee 9 years
the rentals sounds great but they should join up with netflix or blockbuster, so they can merge the accounts together. it's a little too pricy for me. i'll just wait a day for my netflix to come in.
AutumnWind AutumnWind 10 years
Sounds cool.
SU3 SU3 10 years
that's pretty cool
woodycakes woodycakes 10 years
that's a pretty good deal.
ellenmarie ellenmarie 10 years
this'll be great as long as they can keep up to date with the movies coming out. we usually use amazon unbox for a little more $$, but there are quite a few new releases that you can't rent. i'm looking forward to see what they do...
designergirl designergirl 10 years
If it's easy to play them on the tv, I would get it. Like thers said, it'd be great for travelling.
Kazagirl Kazagirl 10 years
Works for me...30 days for $2.99 is amazing.
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
I agree with bugness- it will only be a matter of time before you can download pirating programs.
HistoryGeek913 HistoryGeek913 10 years
huh - that would be pretty neat, esp. the movie could be put on the ipod. It would be a great way to take new movies on vacation with me.
shini shini 10 years
I use for DVD online rentals, its just great and efficient - 30 day free trial is the best :P
bugness bugness 10 years
Heh, and I'm sure people will find a way to rip these movies too.
redsugar redsugar 10 years
Having iChat while I was away from my family was so very cool. I was able to see and talk to them in real-time, which made the separation easier.
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