Roger L. Simon

Coming to a download near you

Some Hollywood studios have decided to release their new films for download to computers concurrent with their DVD sale, but fans are unimpressed by the price and the restrictions:

One commenter on the Engadget technology blog said “At $20 to $30 a pop, no copy capability and limitations from hell, this thing is DOA! That’s until the hackers find the work around, publish it on the Web and the studios shut it down all together.”

And that’s assuming anyone’s interested in the movies in the first place. [Now if they had some good recipes…. ed. Oh, shut up. You sound like a disaffected screenwriter. You’re not the only one. Would you mind having a look at this script I’ve been…”]