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Re: debian-multimedia.org considered harmful

On 03/19/2012 07:02 PM, Arto Jantunen wrote:
> I'm not sure if it would help if all of the media players Debian
> distributes were crippled so that they could be used to play dvd's via
> libdvdcss but not copy them (or which is the tool to circumvent, the
> decrypter or the copier).
If a DVD isn't encrypted, you can copy it using cat. I don't think that
cat can be considered a tool that is going around protections... :)

So, IANAL, but IMO the decrypter is the tool to circumvent the protection.


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