HD-DVD Content Protection already hacked?

Thursday, 28 December 2006, 11:22 AM EST

It all seems like a big fuss and hassle just to be able to watch the HD movies you buy at full quality but it would seem like a necessary evil, at least in the eyes of film producers and the studios. One annoyed consumer, going by the name of “muslix64”, bought an Xbox 360 HD-DVD player over the holidays along with some HD-DVD’s and was annoyed to discover he couldn’t watch his movies at 1080p because his hardware lacked HDCP support. In what would seem like an act of frustration, the consumer set out about finding a way to playback his HD-DVD movies on a system without any content protection available. He believed it was not “fair” and that something should be done.

At TweakTown.

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