[ILUG] Legality of commercial DVD playback.
bigbro at skynet.ie
Wed Jan 21 19:05:30 GMT 2009
Rory Browne wrote:
> some method of viewing the material on Linux - though this is
> tempered by the
> fact that hardware DVD players are available publicly, etc., etc.
> There is room for arguement - "Make available" does not necesarly mean
> provide, nor
> does it imply zero-cost or DFSG-compliance-of-licence . For example
> there is a solution available
> in the form of Cyberlink Power Cinema, that pays the relevent ransoms, etc.
Exactly my point, as referenced by hardware DVD players above. It might
go some way towards precluding the removal of libdvdcss though, since
it's in common use. I don't know - I'm neither a lawyer nor a judge :)
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