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DISNEY TESTING PREMIUM VOD IN PORTUGAL

March 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney has gone to Portugal to test so-called premium video-on-demand, offering its hit Tangled on a cable system six weeks after its theatrical debut in that country. The test was conducted in Portugal presumably because the cable company that offered the film and Disney’s theatrical distributor are corporate siblings. In the U.S., some film chains […]

PORTUGUESE DVD RENTERS WANT PIRATE PENALTIES REDUCED

December 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

An association of Portuguese video rental stores, claiming that prosecutors are reluctant to file charges against persons who download movies illegally because the penalties are too severe, says it plans to begin reporting thousands of file-sharers to authorities beginning Jan. 5. According to the website TorrentFreak, which tracks BitTorrent activity, the Portuguese group ACAPOR (Associação […]