ALARMED THAT MOVIE RENTAL KIOSKS may be hurting sales of new DVDs, three major studios have balked at selling them to kiosk providers until at least 28 days after their arrival in stores, creating a “window” for new releases setting off a legal skirmish that in large part continues to this day. The window brouhaha started in October 2008, when kiosk provider Redbox, Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., sued Universal Studios Home Entertainment, alleging antitrust and copyright violations for prohibiting ...
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