CNET Live - Episode 74

Brian and Tom debate the RealDVD controversy in Hollywood.

Real Networks is suing the movie studios to license their RealDVD software. The studios are suing Real to stop the DVD-burning software form being sold. Meanwhile, there are hundreds of DVD rippers out there, and many claim to be legal. Why is Real under the microscope?

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