No Big Surprise: After Public Outcry, IMDB Lets BitTorrent Movie In

from the the-power-of-public-outcry dept

We recently covered the story of how a filmmaker claimed (without much evidence) that IMDB wouldn't list his latest movie project, because he planned to release it via BitTorrent. It seemed like the real story was more one of IMDB people not sure that the movie was a "real movie" project, and wanting to hold off until it was further along. Either way, it looks like the public outcry about it caused IMDB to reconsider and put up a listing. Ah, the power of the public outcry...

Reader Comments (rss)

(Flattened / Threaded)

Add Your Comment

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here
Get Techdirt’s Daily Email
Save me a cookie
  • Note: A CRLF will be replaced by a break tag (<br>), all other allowable HTML will remain intact
  • Allowed HTML Tags: <b> <i> <a> <em> <br> <strong> <blockquote> <hr> <tt>
Follow Techdirt
Insider Shop - Show Your Support!

Hide this ad »
Essential Reading
Techdirt Deals
Techdirt Insider Chat
Techdirt Reading List
Hide this ad »
Recent Stories
Hide this ad »


Email This

This feature is only available to registered users. Register or sign in to use it.