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Re: [dvd-discuss] Disney Does Self Destructing DVDs

Sorry to reply to myself but it occurred to me that if the access control works 
by oxidizing then an anti-oxidant or stabilizing compound would be a 
circumventing device.

On 16 Jun 2003 at 8:38, Michael A Rolenz wrote:

To:             	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu
Subject:        	[dvd-discuss] Disney Does Self Destructing DVDs
From:           	"Michael A Rolenz" <Michael.A.Rolenz@aero.org>
Date sent:      	Mon, 16 Jun 2003 08:38:36 -0700
Send reply to:  	dvd-discuss@eon.law.harvard.edu

> There's a link in the latest cryptogram that Disney is trying out a DVD 
> that has a coating that oxydizes after a few days rendering the DVD 
> unplayable so that they do not have to develope an infrastructure for 
> rental returns....or presumably ever have to sell anyone a copy of their 
> intellectual property again. Presumably they can use that to return to the good
> old days when they controlled all the theaters. Except now you provide the
> theater.
> http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20030516/tc_nm/media_ 
> disney_dvds_dc
> or
> http://tinyurl.com/byb6