Way off topic: DVD drives

Paul Makepeace paulm at paulm.com
Sun Sep 10 17:58:44 BST 2006

On 9/10/06, Dave Hodgkinson <davehodg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's a thought: if region encoding is intended to protect the
> staggered
> release of movies, why doesn't it have a time expiry? (OK, so to be

I thought it was also to slow down trading across markets that span
over an order of magnitude difference in cost, UK > US >> China.


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