Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1

    • back to WDW in January
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Aug 2006

    Disney. Apple Resist Digital Download Tech

    Just about all of the major Hollywood studios and others in the entertainment industry have united for the creation of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE), with the exception of Apple, and Walt Disney Co.
    The new plan, known as DECE, plans to change digital downloads forever. The plan is to change the digital rights management set-up (DRM).
    This would allow users to have an unlimited number of copies of whatever digital download they buy.
    They can burn it to a disc as many times as they want, stream it, etc.
    The plan would be to allow the digital downloads to work on any software, any device, etc.
    Major Hollywood studios have joined the plan including Fox Entertainment Group, NBC Universal, Paramount Pictures, Sony, and Warner Bros. have joined up with retailers and other big tech giants.
    They have teamed with Best Buy, Microsoft, Toshiva, and others. This would bring digital downloads to the masses, and make it far easier.
    Source: All But Apple, Disney Unite For Digital Download Plan : ChattahBox

  2. #2

    • Who Gave Rob an Avatar?
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Portland, OR

    Re: Disney. Apple Resist Digital Download Tech

    Good luck, this sounds like attempt #678,568 to do what Apple is already doing. And all it is so far is vaporware. I bet they will have little or nothing ready to launch at CES, much less any hardware that can run it.
    Quote Originally Posted by SummerInFL View Post
    Jesus, even I wouldn't eat that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wanda Woman View Post
    Turtle, the dorks are going to take upskirt robot pics.

  3. #3

    • Member
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Re: Disney. Apple Resist Digital Download Tech

    The thing with this is Disney has been the best studio out there for digital copies. Sure they haven't done many, but they seem to be all universal and play on all the major devices out on the market. Unlike some studios, where it wouldn't play on some, and only work on others.

    Now, hopefully with all the other companies joining together, we get a basic standard for digital copies, so I don't have to worry- will it play on my Mac? could I use it on my ipod? How much space will it take? all that fun stuff.

LinkBacks (?)

  1. 09-18-2008, 09:17 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Problems w/Disney DVD tech. depart-ANYONE ELSE?
    By CKCSWHFFAN in forum The Tech Lounge
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-08-2008, 04:47 PM
  2. Disney font download?
    By Adelade in forum The Tech Lounge
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 09-15-2007, 07:30 PM
  3. Disney Tackles Tween Tech
    By tjcjr in forum MiceChat News Archive
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-11-2007, 04:26 PM
  4. You can't resist the cute
    By TiaDalmaFan in forum MiceChat Main Lounge
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 08-06-2007, 04:33 AM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts