Self-Detroying DVDs Weekend Edition host Scott Simon talks with P.J. McNealy of the technology research firm Gartner G-2 about new DVDs that are rendered useless about eight hours after the case is opened. The technology promises to have broad implications for Hollywood and the video rental industry.(3:00)
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Self-Destroying DVDs Could Change Rental Market

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Self-Destroying DVDs Could Change Rental Market

Self-Destroying DVDs Could Change Rental Market

Self-Destroying DVDs Could Change Rental Market

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Weekend Edition host Scott Simon talks with P.J. McNealy of the technology research firm Gartner G-2 about new DVDs that are rendered useless about eight hours after the case is opened. The technology promises to have broad implications for Hollywood and the video rental industry.(3:00)