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U.S. Court Extends Global Shutdown of DVD Ripping Software

A federal court in New York has issued a paralyzing verdict against the Chinese-based DVD ripping company DVDFab. Ruling in favor of AACS, the licensing outfit founded by Warner Bros, Disney, Microsoft, Intel and others, the court has issued an updated injunction granting the seizure of several domain names belonging…

Slysoft DVD Ripper Owner Found Guilty in Criminal Action

The owner of the company behind a suite of popular DVD ripping tools has lost his case against several large Hollywood studios and their technology partners. Slysoft owner Giancarla Bettini was found guilty of providing tools to circumvent AACS encryption and was fined $30,000. Failure to pay will result in…

Hollywood Escalates “DVD Ripping” Case to International Incident

A group of Hollywood studios and technology partners have asked the U.S. Government to assist in solving a long-running court battle against the Antigua based software company SlySoft. Despite an earlier conviction SlySoft continues to offer its DVD and BluRay ripping tools. To progress the matter, rightsholders have asked the…

DVDFab Says No Crack For Next-Gen Blu-ray Discs

The company behind the popular DVDFab software has announced it will not be supporting decryption of the enhanced Advanced Access Content System that will be used to protect new Ultra HD (4K UHD) Blu-ray discs. The announcement comes just a day after rival copying software company SlySoft confirmed its closure.

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