Obama’s DVDS for Brown don’t work in the United Kingdom!

LOL. The article is silent on it, but the White House may have been involved in piracy & intellectual theft, in it’s attempt to circumvent the DVD Region Coding System.

Gordon Brown is frustrated by ‘Psycho’ in No 10 – Telegraph
Alas, when the PM settled down to begin watching them the other night, he found there was a problem.
The films only worked in DVD players made in North America and the words “wrong region” came up on his screen. Although he mournfully had to put the popcorn away, he is unlikely to jeopardise the special relationship – or “special partnership”, as we are now supposed to call it – by registering a complaint.,

Related: The Confusion, Parts I, II, and III

5 thoughts on “Obama’s DVDS for Brown don’t work in the United Kingdom!”

  1. So much for the supposed tech-savvynes of the Obama Administration. There is a big difference between having a blackberry on your waste and having a feel for how technology and technology infrastructure all interact and interrelate.

  2. If it were Bush, it would be front-page news.

    Thank God for the Internet.

    The man is inept, his subordinates are inept. He has never run anything except his mouth and MS Word.

  3. As I wrote elsewhere [1]:

    Obama’s foreign policy successes may just be a function of Hillary Clinton’s power-of-appointment within the State Department. All areas of foreign policy outside of Hillary’s purview appear to be going disastrously

    Now the question is.. was I wrong to trust in Obama’s incompetence [2], or did some ‘once in a century’ fluke lead to this outcome?

    [1] http://www.tdaxp.com/archive/2009/03/20/obamas-foreign-policy.html/comment-page-1#comment-257698
    [2] http://www.tdaxp.com/archive/2009/02/13/obamas-surprising-incompetence.html

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