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Circuit City Violates DMCA For $10

by cars4less201 / August 4, 2006 5:17 AM PDT

From Gizmodo:

''Not content with just ripping you off with their high hardware prices, Circuit City is now robbing you via a DVD transfer service. For $10, you can get one of your precious DVD movies?that you ''own''?ripped into iPod format. For $20, they'll do three, and for $30 they'll do five.

This service is all fine for grandma?who can't compute her way out of a wet paper sack?but according to the DMCA, any attempts to circumvent the encoding scheme on DVDs is a big federal, pound-me-in-the-*** no-no. That means The City is breaking DMCA several times a day, transferring customer's videos onto their iPods and other portable media devices. ? Jason Chen''


So I wonder, what's worst for DMCA. Doing this at Circuit City or doing this at home?

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by mdstout58 / August 4, 2006 12:56 PM PDT

Perhaps the idiots who designed the DMCA will figure out that WE WANT TO WATCH OUR DVDs ON SOMETHING OTHER THAN A TV!!!

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by netmasta / August 5, 2006 12:24 AM PDT

I found this via Yahoo! News.

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