Why cant you buy hd movies in uk itunes store??

Discussion in 'iPad' started by harpal999, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. harpal999 macrumors member

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    Dec 15, 2009
    #1
    Anybody know?

    Its so annoying that i have the ipad but cant buy hd movies to keep!!

    Why can the us store buy hd movies and uk not?
     
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

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    Because the studios won't let them; it's a licensing issue. They have to negotiate separately in each country.

    Personally I think it's dumb.
     
  3. jns2001 macrumors regular

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    Oct 13, 2009
    #3
    Sign up for the US store.Gift cards are your friends.
     
  4. lylo macrumors newbie

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    London UK
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    That's a great tip. Will a gift card purchased in the UK work fine?
     

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