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iTunes Digital Copy comes to UK

20th Century Fox has begun selling DVD’s equipped with a technology called Digital Copy for iTunes in the UK.

Introduced in January 2008 at an Apple trade event and until now only available on some titles sold in the USA, the first such title being, ‘Family Guy Presents: Blue Harvest’.

What the move means is UK and US customers who purchase a DVD also get an additional Digital Copy of the movie which can be popped inside iTunes, and then played back on the computer or Apple’s range of digital devices.

The first film including the feature to reach the US is the ‘What Happens in Vegas’, movie starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. However, each DVD will only transfer its iTunes Digital Copy to one iTunes library.

“One of the most requested features DVD buyers have been asking for is the ability to get the movies they bought into their iTunes library,” said Jim Gianopulos, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox Filmed Entertainment.
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Michael Moore sets ‘Slackers’ free…

Michael Moore will make his next movie, ‘Slacker Uprising’, available as a free download at the same time as it goes on general release through cinemas.

The 97-minute film follows Moore’s 62-city tour during the 2004 election to rally young voters. It will be available for three weeks as a free download to North American residents, beginning September 23.
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