Kaleidescape Prevails in DVD Ripping Case

Good news for you pirat…errr…legitimate people who love to backup your DVDs. And pretty good news in general for those of us with aspirations of building a super home media server where we can just simply store everything.

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As Kaleidescape CEO Michael Malcolm explains, "The DVD CCA went on a fishing expedition for three years, trying to find a breach." In the end, he says, Judge Nichols agreed that "nothing in the agreement prevents you from making copies of DVDs. Nothing requires that a DVD be present during playback."