Hi-def DVD security is bypassed

Friday, 26 January 2007, 12:40 PM EST

The encryption on high-definition DVDs has been bypassed, the consortium backing the copy protection system on discs has confirmed.

At the end of last year a hacker claimed he had defeated the protection on a number of HD-DVD titles, leading to fears the entire system was broken. But the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) Licensing Authority has said the breach is limited.

At the BBC.

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