Hackers Allow Netflix' Streamed Movies to be Decrypted and Saved

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Netflix's online movie-streaming service has been hacked by a Very Clever Person

. The tools: Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player 11, FairUse4WM and Notepad. The method: finding and downloading the URL of the video file, getting the license key and stripping the DRM. Sounds simple enough. The catch: Only Netflix subscribers can do it. Logically, the rights management stripping only works on videos you have downloaded from their service. [Rorta via TV Squad]