Playback Problems Reported on 'Silver Surfer,' 'Day After Tomorrow' Blu-ray
Discs

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| The most severe problems have been reported on Samsung's BDP-1200 and LG's
| BH100, which are both said to be incapable of playing back the discs at all.
| Less catastophic issues (error messages and playback stutter) have been
| reported for Samsung's BDP-1000. The discs appear to play back fine on all
| other Blu-ray players (including the PlayStation 3), although users have
| reported lengthy load times of up to two minutes.
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http://www.highdefdigest.com/news/show/1035


Related:

Paramount: DRM may not (at least right now) please consumers

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| "Interoperability (presents) an impediment to digital distribution," he said
| during remarks at the Progress and Freedom Foundation's Aspen Summit. "I'm
| pretty confident that in the end solutions will be found. It's just a
| question of how much heat and pressure we feel before we see the light." *
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http://news.com.com/8301-10784_3-976...=2547-1_3-0-20


Music DRM in critical condition: Universal tests DRM free music sales

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| Universal Music Group has announced that the company is going to test selling
| DRM-free music to consumers in order to assess the market.
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/6939807.stm