Are The Movies, Music And Apps You Purchase Online Just Long-Term Rentals?

When you buy media from companies like Apple or Amazon, the files you download may not stay on your hard drive forever.

By Shelly BrisbinSeptember 20, 2018 11:39 am| ,

Last week, a customer complaint against Apple went viral. It seems that some movies the user had purchased and downloaded from iTunes were now missing from his account. So, he took to Twitter to share both his complaint and what he considered to be an unsatisfying answer from Apple.

It turns out the movies weren’t really just missing. Our tech expert Omar Gallaga tells us that it can be a bit tricky knowing just what’s really ours when we buy movies, music or apps online.

What you’ll hear in this segment:

– What you’re buying when you download media

– How downloaded items can be lost

– How to be sure you can keep the items you purchase

 

Written by Shelly Brisbin.