Playing the rumor game - iTunes Movie Store

Is Apple Computer ready to sell movies?

iTunes Movie Store?
Apple Movie Store?

You may have been seeing some stories going around the net about the URL yielding a 403 (Forbidden) error instead of Apple's 404 (Page Not Found) page. I've found blog entries about it dating back to March, so this isn't exactly new.

Here's what I've found in my 4.5 minutes of research:
Some media files for some of Apple's QuickTime content, such as movie trailers and the HD Gallery, are contained in the following directories:

Going to the root of each of the directories usually results in a redirect to, but I found that a few times actually redirected me to the mysterious, 403 error and all. And that's all I know.

Posted: Thursday - September 15, 2005 at 02:53 PM