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Re: pkg/38302: Mplayer doesn't play copy-protected DVDs
The following reply was made to PR pkg/38302; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/38302: Mplayer doesn't play copy-protected DVDs
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 00:46:41 +0900
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 02:45:02PM +0000, Hasso Tepper wrote:
> Yeah, this whole issue is a mess anyway - binary packages are useless
> anyway for playing encrypted/copy-protected DVD's due to lack of
My complain here is not so much about binary packages but *source*
builds. You are not legally allowed to distribute DVD decryption code in
any jurisdiction with DMCA like laws. That is supposed to include the
whole European Union.
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