Movie studios may be moving against region encoding hacks, other exploits

Tuesday, 21 February 2006, 12:17 AM EST

Five major US studios are suing Samsung for developing and briefly selling at least one DVD player which they allege was not properly secured to protect the contents of encrypted DVDs, according to reports. A brief investigation into the matter suggests that Disney, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, Time Warner and and Universal Studios are pursuing the company for being "hacker-friendly," inasmuch as the company has developed products that allow savvy users to bypass the limitations imposed by content owners.

At Ars Technica.

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