Re: debian-multimedia.org considered harmful
On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 04:11:00PM -0400, Patrick Ouellette wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 09:48:02AM +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
> > Why so? If I make a copy for backup and want to use it, how would I do
> > that without use of decss or similar? Or is making a backup copy no
> > legitimate use anymore?
> You don't need decss to make a backup copy of a DVD. All you have to do
> is a block copy of the media. That is just one of the reasons the arguments
> against decss are/were less than intelligent.
DVD-CCA was not that stupid. Consumer writable DVD media does not
allow you to write the disc keys, so you cannot make a simple copy
that is readable by an authorised DVD player.
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- Albert Camus