Reply to post: Re: Death of DRM on PC platforms??

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ibmalone Silver badge

Re: Death of DRM on PC platforms??

The problem is if there's a way to do it then one sufficiently clever person may be able to automate it.

For bluray I suppose the difficulty (a number of different schemes and not as trivially flawed as CSS was) combined with the potential for becoming a criminal for breaking it outweigh the fairly small rewards of developing and open-sourcing a general solution. Additionally newer versions apparently have corrupt data on the disc and rely on online retrieval of correction tables, which sounds compromisable but also designed to get you into hot water if you tried it. (I think there may be some approaches that work for some cases, but generally you still can't expect to watch a legal blueray in linux without using a commercial player).

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