R. Star wrote:
It is double dipping...
And "double dipping" is not evil, it's a necessity.
If there were to be a ban on "double dipping", Star Trek sets would simply vanish into oblivion after the first wave of release, or we'd have to wait many more months/years for a definitive, "one time only", seamless branching, never-to-be-altered release.
Stores don't want to stock old, outdated-looking product. Producers of DVD product have to keep revamping box art and content to keep their stuff looking fresh and competitive.