[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/03/FOkZAg.jpg[/newsimage]Hard disk drive maker Western Digital and memory card giant SanDisk have partnered with movie studios Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group to launch a next-generation digital rights management model that supports the industry's fledgling UltraViolet digital distribution platform. Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/get-ready-for-the-next-big-drm-project-phenix-59679/](http://www.myce.com/news/get-ready-for-the-next-big-drm-project-phenix-59679/) Please note that the reactions from the complete site will be synched below.
What’s the point of DRM on one format when there’s another format that offers the same product thats cracked?
If you have DRM because you have a digital copy of star wars on your drive, its not going to stop other people from downloading bluray rips off the internet? I don’t get it.
So, if they upgrade their hdds, our replace their hdd, then everything goes back to locked, or your new hdd gets thrashed while it re-encrypts your drm infested files! Yay, just what I’ve always wanted. A crappy drm scheme to destroy my new hdd, our at least greatly reduce it’s operating life.