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Editing DVDs - Pornography Controls Gone Mad

There are already parental controls for television, and now a company has come up with a way to filter DVDs and remove objectionable content.

If they put that on the Chris Rock special, you'd be watching a blank screen. ClearPlay has made possible the technology to essentially edit DVDs.

The Family Movie Act may allow parents to buy DVD filters that screen out material they deem objectionable.

The Director's Guild is upset. "You're getting a doctored, reinterpretation of the product," said Dan McGinn, a spokesman for the Directors Guild of America. "What they [ClearPlay] have is a new version of the product. It should be licensed."

This technology may also be able to automatically remove commercials from cable and network television programs.

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Printer friendly page Permalink Email to a friend Posted by J. Craig Williams on Monday, July 26, 2004 at 09:21 Comments Closed (0) |
 
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