Buzzword: Burnable movies
The hottest trend in Hollywood brings us this week's Marketplace Money Buzzword: burnable movies.
No, not movies so bad you want to set the theater on fire. Burnable Movies can be downloaded to your computer and then copied to a DVD.
Until now, you couldn't legally download burnable movies. You could only store and watch digital copies on a single computer.
But this week, Web site CinemaNow began offering burnable movies, starting at $10 a pop. Anti-piracy technology insures they can't be copied more than once.
Or so Hollywood studios hope. 'Cause if they're wrong, their industry could get seriously burned.