June 17, 2002
Harry Potter not copy-protected
Maybe Hollywood is "getting the picture" that the cost of copy-protection is not worth it. Or maybe Time Warner just forgot this time. Or maybe they want to see if releasing a movie without piracy-preventing technology will diminish sales. Anyway you look at it, Harry Potter isn't burdened with the typical Macrovision analog messer-uppers. Read more about this at New Scientist.