HD DVD and Blu-Ray Cracked (Again)

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The Doom 9 forum has posted yet another way one can break the AACS (encryption) on the new DVD formats. This time, software enthusiasts exploited WinDVD 8 to find its "sub device key" that allows for movie playback. Does this mean anything more to Bittorrent? Not really. This is just another way that's been to do what could already be done.

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It's almost not even fun anymore...like we've all teamed up against some wheelchair-bound child in a high-fiving contest.

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With a well-seeded torrent, it'd take me less than 6 hours. But let's not makes this a pissing contest, because I know I wouldn't win anyway.

Hopefully Hollywood as learned something this time, and won't spent so much time and effort(and money) to create another protection scheme that'll be cracked long before it's widely adopted the next time.