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Old 04-08-2014, 10:14 AM   #230
Torsten Kaiser TLE Torsten Kaiser TLE is offline
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(...)Can you tell me exactly what damage I've done to film preservation and restoration by buying the Studio 4K ? Exactly what money would the preservers and restorers get if I didn't buy it that they haven't got because I have bought it?
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Steve W
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"Since none of the money goes into the investment of preserving these films, it would be great if would-be buyers think hard before even considering a purchase from these dubious sources."
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This is a valid point, and I will not be buying any further titles from them where the legitimate release is available elsewhere.
However, had I not yet bought The Third Man I'd still be buying the Studio 4K version, for the simple reason that the fullest implication of the above doesn't really apply.
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Steve W
If your word is to be trusted, you are very comfortable buying pirate copies, if it fits your "needs". Buying the SC Version does not grant you any right to buy pirate copies of the same film - anywhere, whatever the format or in which territory.