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Redbox Expands In Canada

Redbox kiosks have now been placed in more retailers in Canada.

These kiosks, which are either located in a retailer or outdoors near the retailer’s entrance, offer movie rentals in both DVD and Blu-Ray. But unlike the Zip kiosks, they take reservations online and offer game rentals for Xbox 360, Wii and Playstation 3.

Though more expensive than Zip for DVD rentals at $1.50/day, Redbox also offers Blu-Ray rentals at $2/day so I will probably rent my Blu-rays from them when they decide to expand to my local grocery store or Walmart. The Zip kiosk location I currently rent from is some distance from my home.

Shopper’s Drug Mart Offer

Select Shopper’s Drug Marts are offering $6 off $30 iTunesicon multi-packs.

This offer, which will expire on March 22nd, 2013, was advertised on page 5 of my local flyer. Consult your local flyer for details.

Gift Card Offer

Select Sobey’s stores are offering $50 iTunesicon gift cards for $40.

A coupon can be found in today’s flyer, which expires on Feb 28th, 2013.

Facebook/Classic Film Offer

Just thought I’d mention that Turner Classic Movies are offering Facebook members 25% off purchases at their shop. Just click on the 25% tab on the right of the main site and follow the instructions.

This company offers soundtracks on CD and classic films on DVD and blu-ray, some of which are very rare and unavailable elsewhere. And BTW, if you happen to miss the Facebook offer or have no Facebook account, you can also subscribe to their newsletter and get 10% off.

Teksavvy Issues Statement

Teksavvy has stated in a recent blog entry that they have received a request for information in regards to 2000 IP addresses.

According to this blog entry, Voltage Pictures LLC intends to file a lawsuit on December 17th, 2012 in order to gain this information from the Chatham, Ontario based internet provider. And many members of the media have speculated that this is related to the illegal downloading of “The Hurt Locker“, an 2008 action film featuring Jeremy Renner and Guy Pearce.

The company claims that it intends to fight for their customer’s privacy. Click here to access the legal documents on this case.

Gift Card Offer

You can purchase a $30 iTunesicon gift pack for $24.99 at participating Sobey’s, Real Canadian Superstore and Staples locations.

A coupon is required to purchase these gift packs from Real Canadian Superstore and Staples Locations, which can be found in the Real Canadian Superstore flyer (expiring December 6th, 2012) and Staples flyer (expiring December 4th, 2012). The Sobey’s offer, which may be limited to stores in Ontario, expires December 13th, 2012.

Check your local flyers for details.