So you thought the digital music, movies, books, and games you buy are yours to enjoy forever? That’s only natural to think, but you couldn’t be more wrong.
It might not come as a huge surprise that you don’t own the music you listen to on Spotify, or the series and movies you watch on Netflix. These services are, after all, subscription based. If you cancel your subscription, you lose access to the service, and by natural extension, everything the service provided.
In many cases, you’ll find the same entertainment elsewhere. There’s a myriad of music and video streaming services online, and many of the them have much of the same content in their selection. There are, of course, a lot of exclusives, but in the case of movies and series, you often only watch them once anyway.
So what about the digital books and computer games you actually purchase? You own them like you would a physical copy, right?
No, that’s not the case.Read more