Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

New Anti-Piracy Warnings for DVDs

Why irritate me for twenty seconds before I’m allowed to do the thing I paid to do? What is the point of the warnings? What do they accomplish? Who is going to buy more DVDs, or rip fewer DVDs because of these warnings? How is it possible that a guy uploading movies from his basement in Delaware provides better customer service than an entire industry?