Redbox files lawsuit against Universal; new rules impede redbox’s DVD rental business

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. Redbox automated DVD rental has filed a lawsuit against against Universal Studios Home Entertainment plus three Universal affiliates in a in Delaware Federal Court Oct. 10, alleging that Universal’s new distribution terms would block redbox from being able to rent out Universal Studios DVD titles for 45 days following public release.

Universal’s new terms also limit how many of its DVD titles each redbox kiosk may stock, and has a condition that redbox can’t sell used Universal DVDs, but must destroy them, redbox complained.

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