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DTS Blu-Ray extensions

 
 
Mook23
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      10-19-2004

"poldy" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> In article <ckjrft$deu$(E-Mail Removed)>, "Mike Kohary" <(E-Mail Removed)>
> wrote:
>
> > poldy wrote:
> > >
> > > Actually there's talk that both formats, Blu-ray and HD-DVD, will
> > > require Internet connections so that you can get authorization to play
> > > back discs you buy.

> >
> > Source?

>
> There are several discussions at avsforum.com. Do a search there for
> AACS.
>
> It's not clear if it's to authorize movies or extra content on movie
> discs. If the former, then the players could need connections for
> Internet authorization (although you would think they'd offer a phone-in
> option too). If the latter, maybe it's for people who want to use it on
> a computer to access special web sites and other interactive features.
>
> Hollywood would do pay-to-play if they thought they could get away with
> it.


Hmmmm.... seeems like they tried this before and succeeded in ripping off
consumers who bought into the technology early.


 
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