Tim and the Tin Titan


MPAA feelin the heat
I knew this would come. A French company has made a small had held device that is the video equivalent of the iPod. The interesting thing is this device ingnores the do not copy bit on DVDs. Here is the CNN article.

As long as the protection is software based, there will be someone who will make an open source or, in this case, an independent version that can either break the protection or ignore it. Combine this with new that Blockbuster wants to do away with region codes [article], the DVD format might be getting more open than it's creators had intended.