HDTV, DVD, Hard Drives and the future – Blog Maverick – www.blogmaverick.com:
Next on my reasons to love this approach to distribution is that it basically kills off the Piracy is going to kill us threats from the big movie companies. Hard Drive storage is expanding far more quickly than upload or download speeds to our homes. The ability to use that hard drive storage to increase the quality and file size of a movie, makes it practically impossible to distribute it over the net.
Hopefully, more media companies will come to realize that making your stuff easier to view and move around should translate into more people viewing your stuff.