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Companies just don't get it

Last week I got an email from moneysavingexpert, within which one of the offers it mentioned was a £10 voucher for a film and tv streaming site: So I used it to give it a go, buying Iron Man (£2.99) I could stream it only, but you can also download it - 1.3 gigs. On the downloaded version, when you try to watch it, you need to verify your details over the internet. Now that might seem fair enough on the face of it, but there is something very wrong with this. Think about exactly why you want to download a film. Convenience, right? The ability to watch it whenever you wanted, without the need for hardware. Instead it is data on your hard drive. Except, this way, if you want to stream it, you need a net connection. If you have downloaded it and want to watch it, you neet a net connection. That doesn't seem that convenient to me. In fact, it would be more convenient (in the long term) to buy the DVD and rip it to your hard drive, or to pirate it. Ok, so it's not quite

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