Hollywood Stumbles Upon Next Big Step in Home Video

Hollywood Stumbles Upon Next Big Step in Home Video

January 11– LA Times
By Ben Fritz and Dawn C. Chmielewski

When Jason Mockford bought a DVD of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" with the words "digital copy" on the box, he assumed that he would be able to watch it on his iPad.But the digital version of the film was accessible only through a new technology called UltraViolet. It required him to register on two different websites and download new software. It wasn't compatible with the iTunes application he uses for all his other music and video.

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