Technologically speaking, Im not bothered who wins the format war because I think both technologies will deliver ideantical HD Video performance, but I am concerned about DRM technology and perhaps someone reading this can clear up this point for me. Bill Gates has said current DRM technology doesnt offer a good solution for the new age because people now want to move their legitimately purchased software from one device to another (i.e. move a film from an optical disk to a media centre PC or music to an iPOD) which is why Microsoft, Intel and HP have backed HDDVD. As I understand it, HDDVD is the only format to make managed copy a mandatory part of its specification whereas BD leaves it as an option. Does this mean that if BD wins the format war we may all suffer from having a far less flexible medium than desired because I cant believe Sony would allow managed copy for movies? I may be completely wrong here so any comments would be welcome.