[ILUG] Legality of commercial DVD playback.
bigbro at skynet.ie
Tue Jan 20 12:34:37 GMT 2009
Owen Brady wrote:
> This was mentioned before on this list, but how does the use of libraries
> such as libdvdcss/libdvdread
> in ireland affect me?. Is it Illegal to actually read commercial dvd's using
> libdvdcss and Mplayer for
Very good question, and one I've never managed to find a satisfactory answer to.
Legal advice has been sought on whether it is okay to distribute the
libdvdcss, etc. files, given they are licensed in such a way that this is
permitted, and again, no answer has been forthcoming.
If you find anything out, please CC the list, as I'm sure others are also
interested. Without going to court, I suspect we'll never get a definitive
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