[Centos] Best RH/FC version for dvd rip?
chris at tac.esi.net
Tue Dec 28 18:56:54 UTC 2004
Michael Jennings wrote:
>On Tuesday, 28 December 2004, at 12:42:31 (-0500),
>Chris Hammond wrote:
>>Is it illegal to rip a DVD to a file on your hard drive for personal
>I am not a lawyer, and this is not legal advice.
>As I understand it, using any technology (like DeCSS and similar
>tools, namely libdvdcss) to circumvent cryptographic protection (like
>that on most commercial DVD's) is a violation of the DMCA. This is
>why distributions like cAos, CentOS, etc. do not have it but certain
>foreign repositories do. Those outside the US are very likely okay,
>but those of us in the US are hosed.
This is true. His email did reference libdvdcss. I was thinking just
ripping a dvd to a personal machine but I do understand the css thing.
Yes, we are screwed aren't we? :|
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