Watching movies via streaming
on the Internet is either paid or free. The legislation governing the free streaming of movies varies depending on the nation in which the content is streamed, and this article will address U.S. legislation.
Streaming Paid Movies in High Definition
Among the paid options, Netflix
is one of the more prominent ones. In order to access content on Netflix, you need to create an account that is paid for in monthly payments.
Some films on YouTube
are available at a small price, which can vary depending on the film and its genre.
Streaming Free Movies
There are several websites that offer you the option to stream movies legally and for free. Web hosting sites like Vimeo
, and Dailymotion
are among them.
These sites are able to offer these films legally and for free because they have often entered into agreements with the production companies, allowing them to do so. That said, the quality is not always great on these movies.
Streaming Copyright-Free Movies and Videos
Some websites offer copyright-free movies and videos for streaming. This content is called open source
. For more information, see the list of these films on http://www.archive.org/details/opensource_movies
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