Re: ABC News Videos

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Fri, 20 Apr 2001 12:39:10 -0700 (PDT)

on top of idiocy and deceptiveness of this it is very, very impractical.
Sending out a $25 "license " every two years is much more trouble than it's
worth. Just keeping the database would be a pain. Guess this explains why
Disney ( which owns them) just cut many thousands of jobs


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Jessica Rosner
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> From: "Karen Heckman" <Ksheckma@cedarcrest.edu> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 11:31:49 -0700 (PDT) > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: ABC News Videos > > Here is a good one! > > We received information about the video "Freedom Writers" from this web site: > http://www.caeop.org/freedom_writers.htm and ordered the tape from ABC News > Videos. The tape was $76.90 including shipping. When we received the video > it came with a paper informing us that every 2 years we have to pay $25.00 for > a site license. I called ABC News to tell them the website advertising for > this video does not say anything about this site license. ABC News Videos > said that every two years they would send out an invoice for the $25.00, > unless I returned the video today. If we decide we do not want the video tape > after 2 years we still have to pay for the license. They do not want the > tapes back, they just want the $25.00. > > I will be sending this video back. Does anyone have any comments on this? > > Karen > > Karen S. Heckman > Audio Visual Supervisor > Cedar Crest College > 100 College Drive > Allentown, PA 18104 > Phone: 610-437-4471 ext. 3539 > FAX: 610-740-3769 > E-Mail: ksheckma@cedarcrest.edu >