[SATLUG] Re: Wall-E

James Tiner jtiner at satx.rr.com
Wed Dec 31 21:53:27 CST 2008


You can always try to run dvd hd decrypter under wine. it's worked for
me in limited cases. in fact, the only one that hasn't worked is cars. 

On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 20:54 -0600, ed wrote:
> 
> Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> > Sean I wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 10:31 AM,  <satlug-request at satlug.org> wrote:
> >>>    
> >>>> Send SATLUG mailing list submissions to
> >>>>        satlug at satlug.org
> >>>> Message: 1
> >>>> Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 17:58:41 -0600
> >>>> From: "Todd W. Bucy" <toddwbucy at grandecom.net>
> >>>> Subject: [SATLUG] concerning DVD archiving and Mythtv
> >>>> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
> >>>>       
> >>>       <satlug at satlug.org>
> >>>    
> >>>> Message-ID: <495AB5B1.90003 at grandecom.net>
> >>>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> >>>>       in the last few months I have noticed that it has become 
> >>>> increasing
> >>>> difficult to copy to hard drive (for personal archival purposes of
> >>>> course) some newer movies.  This is especially true for movies 
> >>>> released
> >>>> by that Rat from Florida. To be clear I am not attempting to transcode
> >>>> but am doing a ISO copy of the entire DVD.  Furthermore I know that 
> >>>> this
> >>>> works on my system as I just copied Horton Hears a Who (a twentieth
> >>>> century fox release) however when I tried to do a copy of Wall-E
> >>>> (released by the Rat and Pixar).  Has anyone else had such 
> >>>> difficulties
> >>>> with Disney movies? if so is there a way around this issue?
> >>>>       thanks in advance
> >>>> Todd
> >>>>       
> >>> -- 
> >>>     
> >>
> >> One of the guys here at work cannot copy his copy of Monsters Inc (i
> >> dunno if that is pixar/disney). he cannot watch it on his older DVD
> >> player so he was going to dump it to the computer and reburn it (nice
> >> copy no scratches).  That wont let him either.  It sucks when the copy
> >> protection wont let you watch your own stuff...
> >>
> >> Sean
> >>   
> > yeah monsters inc was put out by Pixar and the Rat. and yes it does 
> > suck that companies like disney and sony are pushing their customers 
> > (like me) into the grey market to watch their movies.
> >
> > Todd
> I'm afraid Sony pushed me over that edge clear back in '04, when their 
> version of "DRM" put a rootkit into my old Win2k kernel.  Took 2 years 
> and several court orders to get them to own up to it, and to finally 
> offer a fix.  Far too late for me, as I'd already dumped, wiped and 
> re-installed.  Since then, I've not had another Sony product of any kind 
> in my house, and don't intend to ever again. (I won't even let a guest 
> with a Windoze/Vaio onto my network, and Linux/Vaio only on a 
> case-by-case basis.)  If there's a Sony movie or sound track that I 
> absolutely gotta see (damned few of 'em!), I go grey market for one 
> shot, then dump it.  Disney is now much the same...
> 
> Cheers;
> Ed
> 



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