Amazon Unboxed Is Also Unhinged

Amazon Unboxed Is Also Unhinged

Those copyfighters over at BoingBoing have uncovered some tasty tidbits in the user agreement of Amazon’s new Video-on-Demand service. The gist?

UPDATE: Circuit City Flouts The DMCA For A Tenner

UPDATE: Circuit City Flouts The DMCA For A Tenner

Despite the sign we posted on Friday, Circuit City says they are not offering a copyright-breaking DVD to iPod service.

Circuit City Flouts The DMCA For A Tenner

Circuit City Flouts The DMCA For A Tenner

Well, well, well! Look who’s violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act! For only a couple of fins, Circuit City will take your DVD and an iPod and flagrantly breach copyright at your behest.

Hollywood Video Dodges Taxes On Your DVD Dime

Hollywood Video Dodges Taxes On Your DVD Dime

Despite what Hollywood Video would like you to believe, there’s very few CDs or DVDs that can’t actually be repaired to good as new. A good rule of thumb is that if you can hold a DVD up to the light and you can’t see light actually coming through the scratches and gouges, that DVD can be fixed.

Disney DVD Players Explode, Maim Obnoxious Children

Disney DVD Players Explode, Maim Obnoxious Children

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Wal-Mart Hates Gay Cowboys

Wal-Mart Hates Gay Cowboys

According to an anonymous source, Wal-Mart expects to get a large number of customer complaints about Brokeback Mountain, set to be released tomorrow.

What’s Shatner Saying? Winners!

What’s Shatner Saying? Winners!

Morning Deals Round Up

SlickDeals is reporting that the Amazon coupon code TOOLDAYS, which is supposed to be just for tools, is working on nearly every item on Amazon to give a 10% discount. Try the 50OFFMAR code on Tools, too, to get $50 off $250. Good luck!

Morning Deals Round Up

• CondomMan.com’s Famous Valentine Day Sale is back, featuring 100 assorted condoms from brands including Durex, Trojan, Lifestyles, Okamoto, Viva, and Beyond Seven for just $20.

Morning Deals Round Up

• Friday sales! J&R! Staples! Amazon! And because we love you: 50% off Godiva Chocolates. Remember us when the endorphins flow.

Postal Workers Busted Stealing Netflix DVDs

Colorado police have charged two postal workers for plucking out Netflix DVDs from the mail.

According to court records, between January and March of 2005, 503 Netflix DVD movies destined for Lyons, Colorado were reported missing or stolen. Netflix told investigators the loss represents 23.33 percent of all DVD movies mailed to that postal area.

Any Netflix subscriber has probably had a movie or two go missing over the course of their subscription. We wonder if disc theft is far more widespread than Netflix would like to acknowledge.

Morning Deals Round-Up

• If yesterday’s $20 boxed set of Firefly snuck by you (as it did us), take advantage of today’s $22 deal from Buy.com. Slow shipping is free. [via Slickdeals]

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Woot‘s pushing their own wine again. As homebrewers, we have nothing but empathy for their project. As drunks, we find the price of $55 for three bottles buzz prohibitive.

Morning Deals Round Up

Unconfirmed. Slickdeals is reporting that all three Harry Potter and all three Lord of the Rings DVDs are on sale at Target for just $5.88 a pop. In Store only, bring a wand.