As of 2015, websites associated with Movie Tube were shut down after a New York federal court enjoined the company from streaming copyrighted material from the studios that make up the Motion Picture Association of America. The court also awarded the studios $10.5 million in damages.
As of December 2015, "Guiding Light" episodes are not available on any streaming platform, either by subscription or for individual download. The content owners have not made the series available to viewers since the finale.
As of May 2015, the movie Selena can be watched online using VUDU, Google Play and iTunes. Selena is a 1997 American biographical film about the life and career of the late Tejano music star Selena.
USANetwork.com and Amazon.com allow users to watch full episodes of “Burn Notice” online. USANetwork.com only allows online streaming when users sign into the website with a participating TV provider’s login credentials. Amazon.com allows users to purchase individual episodes or full seasons of the
Full episodes of "Snapped" are available on Oxygen.com, Hulu.com, Xfinity.com and Amazon.com. The first three offer episodes to subscribers while the latter offers individual episode purchases and a TV Season Pass.
The movie “Frozen” is legally not available for free viewing online. It is available for a price on numerous websites, including Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and YouTube. It is available in HD and SD formats at different prices.
As of 2015, 2014's "Annie" can be streamed online and downloaded from Google Play, M-Go and Vudu. Some other websites offer the movie for free, but these are sites that have illegally uploaded the movie to attract visitors.
As of 2015, "The Equalizer" is available online to download or rent from Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, VUDU and PlayStation Video. The rental cost is about $3.99, and the cost to own it ranges from $12.99 to $24.99, depending on the service and quality of video.
It is legal to watch music videos online at sites including YouTube and Vimeo. These sites feature official videos often uploaded by the artists or record labels themselves.
Streaming a TV show or movie online is in a legal gray area unless done via licensed services such as Netflix and Hulu that charge a small monthly fee to access their catalogs of shows. Unofficial streaming sites dot the Internet landscape, but many of them have poor-quality, malware-laden streams.