Yes, somehow I knew the emulator issue would come up. As a matter of fact up till now no one has successfully produced a PS2 emulator, even half a year before the next PS iteration will appear on the market. I don't know about the Xbox, though.
I'm not asking for others to produce an emulator, I'm wondering if it is feasible for Sony or Microsoft to produce an actual DVD drive that maybe came with a BIOS or something, that could be linked to the proprietary software reader provided with the drive. Then again, crackers nowadays seem to be able to crack anything, so I suppose controlling piracy would be a really thorny issue.
Ned - Yeah, I've heard of those before. Then again, you need a normal keyboard for it. I use a laptop, so that's another no-no for me.