[mythtv-users] DVD ISOs

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Dec 30 02:46:11 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 09:38:28PM -0500, Johnny wrote:
> > I think Handbrake does something like that, it "plays" the disk, obeying the
> > disk's instructions on what sectors to go to, then transcodes as it plays. I
> > think it uses VLC to play the disk.
> >
> > Certainly an "access list" such as you describe should work.
> >
> > But this thread is getting dangerous, at least in the Land of the Free. The
> > DMCA precludes even discussion of methods to circumvent any protection scheme,
> > no matter how lame it might be.
> Agreed. Also this is only one of the things that is public knowledge.
> There is lots more stuff going on. That is why people interested in
> backing up all of their discs, generally pay someone, who has spent
> the time to figure all of this out, for their software.

The "problem" here is a bit overblown.

Out of 400 or 1000 disks you might see 10 that require "special" software.

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