Linux for dummies - where to start

Started Jan 5, 2013 | Discussions thread
chili5555
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Re: Watching DVD movies on Linux - but, probably illegal
In reply to Jim Cockfield, Jan 14, 2013

Jim Cockfield wrote:


Just be aware that you're probably in violation of the DMCA (and similar) laws in many areas if you use linux distros with the ability to play commercial DVDs.

I'd love to litigate that. I'd like to hear an explanation any judge and jury would accept that shows how I can perfectly legally play a commercial DVD on a Windows machine, a Mac, a stand-alone DVD player, an Xbox, my cousin's SUV, dozens of portable DVD players, etc., but not legally on a Linux box.

Go ahead; make my day.

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