Hacker strips DRM from streaming Netflix movies

Thursday, 9 August 2007, 9:54 PM EST

A hacker has posted instructions for how to save streamed movies from the Netflix service, undermining Microsoft's copy protection technology designed to prevent people from saving the content.

The hack is the latest in an escalating technical war by hackers against DRM (Digital Rights Management) technologies, which limit how music and movies can be used in order to prevent piracy.

At InfoWorld.

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