What if, the next time you played a video game, the main character not only looked like you but had the same body, same clothes, same everything? How would it change the way you related to the game? How would it change the way you relate to the other characters in it? I found out.
We're hearing rumblings of an informal behind-the-scenes agreement between Hollywood greedmeisters and consumer electronics manufacturers, where the tinseltown moviemakers are vowing to hold off on any broadcast flag bullshit until 2010. The hated image constraint token (ICT), that crippling DRM flag that will…
Universal says it won't use that obnoxious ICT (Image Constraint Token) for any of its offerings, at least not yet. This could sound the death knell of the scheme where monitors that don't support HDCP (copy protection) would only receive a standard-definition image from Blu-ray or HD DVD playback.