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Disney Suing Redbox Over Sale of Digital Download Codes

Disney Suing Redbox Over Sale of Digital Download Codes
From Slashfilm - December 3, 2017

The Walt Disney Company hasnt exactly been making the most level-headed decisionslately, butheres something I think they have a right to be a little miffed about. The company has filed a lawsuitto halt Redbox from selling digital download codesfor Disney movies inits kiosks across the country.Does Redbox stand a chance of winning this? Find out more about Disney suing Redbox below.

According to The Wall Street Journal (via Variety), Disney has sued Redbox to stop the DVD rental company from selling digital download codes for its films. Redbox and Disney havent had a distribution deal together since 2012, so Redbox has been buying Disney DVD and Blu-ray combo packs themselves and renting them out to customers. Those combo packs come with a digital download code,which Redbox has been separately packaging and selling to customers since October, when they launched aservice offering those codes for sale in their kiosks.

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