YouTube quietly offers free movie streaming

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They include Legally Blonde, Agent Cody Banks and the original Terminator. Decent flicks to help you through a Saturday evening, but not the most current of movies.

With little fanfare, YouTube started streaming popular ad-supported movies for free.

For the time being, there are only about 100 movies available on this new ad-supported venture on YouTube.

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YouTube has been experimenting with various models for the platform, such as its commercial-free subscription service YouTube Premium.

YouTube hasn't disclosed the deals it has made with studios and according to AdAge, Rohit Dhawan, director of product management at YouTube said that there will eventually be a way for advertisers to pay to sponsor individual movies, giving users complimentary views and exclusive screenings. "It also presents a nice opportunity for advertisers". The service isn't available in Pakistan so far.

If you take a look in the movies section of YouTube, you will - if you spend a little time looking around - find that the site is now promoting free feature-length movies.

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