"...I did get a chance to speak with the President and CEO at LionsGate, Steve Beeks. And while Beeks seemed like he had solid command over the finer points of the movie industry, I was interested to see why his studio chose Blu-ray over the alternative. Expecting the canned answer like, "well we thought it was the superior format and I'm happy to say we were right," you could imagine my surprise when the very first reason he gave was Blu-ray's piracy controls.
For those of you who don't know, Blu-ray's piracy controls - largely based on AACS, BD+ and BD-ROM Mark - is easily the most stringent format to date and has only partially been circumvented to this point...
Of course, I had to find out more..."