MPAA slams EFF on RealDVD | News – Digital Media – CNET News
Recently, the Electronic Frontier Foundation published an article entitled, “Why Hollywood Hates RealDVD,” whose basic claim is that Hollywood is anti-technology and innovation. It is disingenuous and wrongheaded to equate Hollywood’s efforts to prevent piracy with being against innovation. The market is full of high-tech, legal examples of Hollywood and the technology industry partnering to bring movies and television to consumers in new innovative ways.
OPINION: Jobs blue on Blu – 10/17/2008 1:25:00 PM – ContentAgenda.com – CA6606458
t can’t have thrilled the folks at Disney, who have worked so hard to establish Blu-ray Disc as the next-generation optical disc standard, to hear their largest shareholder call the format “a bag of hurt.”
Asked last week why the new MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops lack Blu-ray drives, Apple chairman/CEO Steve Jobs said, “Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt. It’s great to watch the movies, but the licensing of the tech is so complex, we’re waiting till things settle down and Blu-ray takes off in the marketplace.”
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