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NEW SAMSUNG DVD PLAYER MAKES DIGITAL COPIES

January 4, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

In the latest effort to marry the computer and the PC, Samsung plans to unveil several new home entertainment systems that will transfer DVDs and Blu-ray Discs to hard drives or other digital media. In a news release the company said that in order to use the conversion software, users will have to register ownership […]

DOES DRM ENCOURAGE PIRACY?

October 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Digital Rights Management (DRM), the coding that aims to prevent digital recordings from being copied, may actually encourage piracy rather than prevent it, according to a joint study by Rice and Duke universities. While the study primarily focused on the impact of DRM on sales of recorded music, much of its findings also pertain to […]

MANY BLU-RAY PLAYERS WON’T PLAY “AVATAR”

April 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Although 20th Century Fox has been boasting this week about record-breaking Blu-ray Disc sales for Avatar, it has also been fending off complaints from many buyers that they are unable to play the discs. A complaint page created on online retailer Amazon’s website on Tuesday quickly filled with more than 100 messages from frustrated buyers. […]