Secure Screeners

The film industry still doesn’t get it:

“Cory Doctorow: The British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) is treating all judges as criminals this awards season. They are supplying special lockware DVD players that can play back the “secure” DVDs that the Academy is distributing. My guess is that anyone elected to judge a film award has a highly tuned, specialised home-theatre setup and that this will represent a serious goddamned pain in the ass for them”

Wouldn’t those “secure players” need to issue a video signal somewhere? Or will the judges also get “secure screens”?

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