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SightSound starts distributing movies over Gnutella

Written by Petteri Pyyny (Google+) @ 14 Jun 2000 18:29

Company called SightSound.com, an online movie distributor, has announced that it will use Gnutella network as their way to spread their content to customers.
Security of movies (=can they be copied by unauthorized persons) is solved by Microsoft which says that no security problems are found in this distribution method. When user has downloaded a movie, we's required to purchase or rent it to be able to watch it.

SightSound has rights to publish 12 movies from Miramax online.

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