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What Is RipGuard And How to Copy RipGuard Protected DVD?

Feb 04th, 2012by Boren 4,071 views |Comments Off

RipGuard is a copy protection mechanism developed by Macrovision. Since Content Scrambling System (CSS) on retail DVDs is so easy to circumvent using free widespread software, several methods to discourage making proper copies of DVD-Video content have been devised and put out on the market.

RipGuard’s sole reason for existence is to disrupt software made for DVD ripping purposes. When RipGuard was first announced by Macrovision, the company tried to market it using a claim that it could defeat 97% of all DVD ripping software available. Read More »

What are the copy protection issues?

Mar 14th, 2010by dvdxplayer 1,762 views |Comments Off

CPSA (content protection system architecture) is the name given to the overall framework for security and access control across the entire DVD family. Developed by the4C entity (Intel, IBM, Matsushita, and Toshiba) in cooperation with the Copy Protection Technical Working Group (CPTWG), it covers encryption, watermarking, protection of analog and digital outputs, and so on. There are many forms of content protection that apply to DVD? Read More »