[mythtv-users] Cheap SCSI scanners - was:The Bigger... Disk contest, Fall 2007 edition

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Oct 22 17:18:53 UTC 2007

Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Oct 22, 2007, at 9:43 AM, Yan Seiner wrote:
>> I've heard the theory that Beta failed because Sony wouldn't  
>> license it
>> to the porn industry, so all the porn came out on VHS.  Bingo, VHS got
>> the market.
> Specifically, Sony wouldn't strike a deal with Playboy so they went  
> with VHS and the rest is history. I heard this from Playboy when my  
> company was in talks with them about a distributed content management  
> system.

And the same thing is happening with HDDVD vs. Blu-Ray. Sony doesn't
want "porn" on "their" format.


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