Way off topic: DVD drives

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Sun Sep 10 18:38:00 BST 2006

On 10 Sep 2006, at 17:26, Dave Hodgkinson 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  
> really
> sure, it'd need to send a payload-free query to a trusted NTP  
> server, but
> hey...)

It's supposed to protect price differentials too :(

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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