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Porn on blu ray

Sony Corp. The company will not allow its disc-replicating subsidiary, Sony DADC Bluto handle adult film titles, it said this week.

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In markets where Sony operates around the world, it won't duplicate any movies that are above a certain rating or that have not been certified by a local motion picture association. Sony wouldn't disclose exactly where it draws the line, but the rule means that adult movie makers will have to find someone else to reproduce their films in bulk. While other companies offer such services, the adult industry feels it is being cut out of the Blu-ray camp altogether.

The choice of which high-definition disc format to use was "kind of made for shelly varod nude, so everything we are replicating right now is in the HD-DVD format," said Robby D, a director at popular adult film maker Digital Playground Inc.

Sony's decision to stay away from pornography could have wide implications for Blu-ray Disc.

Sony says no to porn on Blu-ray Disc

Not only could some companies backing Sony's format miss porn on a lucrative market, but analysts say it could eventually mean that Blu-ray loses out to HD-DVD in the battle to become the next-generation DVD format. It seems like that may be the case," he wrote in a report.

Several adult film companies said the issue is not just about gaining access to the "stampers" that reproduce their movies in bulk, but about their inability to get help with busty tamara issues from the companies backing Blu-ray Disc. The Blu-ray Disc Association, which oversees the licensing of the technology, says it has not banned anyone from using the format.

A spokesman for the company, Shylar Cobi, declined to comment on how Vivid would gain access to stampers but said he does not expect it to be ray problem.

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Still, several other adult film companies interviewed said the industry as a whole plans to use HD-DVD because of the problems of working with Blu-ray Disc.