I'm sorry to have to correct you: It's GLONASS, not Glasnost. There's quite a difference.
.gov/.edu seem to still have integrity
Not as a global concept.
Most of the worlds educational and military institutions are not allowed to get one of these.
In europe we've had TV's for the last decade that does both standards...
The sole reason that this went through was because the defendent did not try to shoot down the evidence (by creating his own false screenshots as an argument of their validity etc.)
This was taken up by the famous "fake screenshot creaters" that popped up after that trial.
"In a post on Microsoft's developer network blogs, software engineer Shaheen Gandhi, explains just how demanding HD DVD playback is for the Xbox 360."
Apparently the new drive renders content off its new HD-DVD player entirely using software. "All 6 of Xbox 360's hardware threads are hard at work while playing back an HD DVD. At the moment, the player software pushes Xbox 360 harder than any other (save, perhaps, Gears of War during some particularly busy parts of the game)."
Also interesting, "In total around 4.7 million lines of code were needed to implement the HD DVD player.""