It’s really quite amazing how quickly Advanced Access Content System (AACS - HD content protection for HD DVD and Blu-ray discs) got defeated, especially considering how much money the industry and Hollywood movie studios putting into protecting their HD movie content.
It might not be a hack like regular DVD decryption DeCSS, but it seems very unlikely that this workaround will ever stop working as it means that all current HD DVD and Blu-ray players would either need a firmware upgrade or become obsolete when it comes to playing newer movies.
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HD DVD and Blu-ray Ripping Guide - HDCP free HD content
Posted on Wednesday, Mar 28 2007 @ 05:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck