[thechat] DVD Encoding...

Joe Crawford jcrawford at avencom.com
Fri Jan 4 15:14:09 CST 2002

Ben Dyer wrote (I think it was Ben):

 >> Actually, it was originally designed with copy protection in mind,

Martin wrote:

> Or (more likely) protecting margins in high cost regions
> *cough*Europe*cough* so the punters can't import from
> overseas.

There's no difference these days amongst the media companies between 
financial and intellectual property issues.

Copyright used to be a shield for artists, now it's a bludgeon used by 
those who control the distribution of artist's works.

	- Joe <http://artlung.com/>

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