Disney Sued by Redbox for Alleged Copyright Misuse

Disney’s home entertainment group has been sued by Redbox.

As reported by Deadline, Redbox filed a suit against Disney for misuse of its copyright to prevent the movie rental service from renting/selling its DVDs and selling movies digitally. Redbox alleges Disney is falsely claiming Redbox can’t resell digital copies of movies, and is getting the way of the service’s relationship with its customers and suppliers.

Additionally, Redbox claims Disney is trying to hike up prices for consumers in favor of its own offerings, which include a forthcoming Disney-branded streaming service.

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