More confusion about regional encoding of High Definition discs

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According to a news published at HDTV, the regional encoding on High Definition discs is generating a chaos. The current regional system for Blu-ray discs should be the following:

Region 1:...
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Let them continue with this so they will not surprise in the future on why people rip disks …

I’m surprised that the commentary on the article did not include the fact that BluRay movies only have region encoding on discs pressed within 1 year of the release of the movie in theatres. Once this window is over, all discs pressed are required to be region free. Also, I’ve heard only 2 studios are actually USING region coding on BluRay anyways.

When did Canada become part of the United States or are we now part of Region 3, other? :wink:

Sometimes people forget that the USA is not equivilant to North America. The same thing happens in Europe when Dutch people are called German. But don’t worry, the USA’s ignorance just means they won’t try another 1812 on us (probably better for them in the long run too) :B

Whoa !! Backup fella. You mean to tell me that the Dutch aren’t German? :+

If the Americans start something, we’ll just burn down the White House again. Go Leafs !! (just kidding, they suck).