These disks haven't been sold formally in the US so far, being unleashed in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
The US has not yet been targeted, because reports indicate that American consumers are far less tolerant of the system.
The record companies, on the other hand, love the idea and most major labels are using the technology.
The announcement looks timed to respond to a major stock assessor's critique. JP Morgan stated that SunComm's watermark-like DRM looks more likely to be widely adopted, and accordingly devalued Marcovision's stock.
(via DRM Watch) :: posted by Bryan, 10:54 AM |