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Windows 7: Does Windows 7 include the ability to "rip" a DVD?

29 Nov 2010   #11

XP / Win7 x64 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
I don't think your home wireless router configuration is protected by the DMCA (digital millenium copyright act). It's that act that forbids the breaking of a encryption algorithm on a movie disc in order to make a personal backup illegal. On the other hand, the "fair use" policy says you are allowed 1 personal copy for your own personal use. But it seems this doesn't apply when the material is protected.
I was just using the "if you break encryption, it is illegal" logic which leaves things very hazy, but I agree the DMCA protection is the actual crux of this, even though the fair use principle exists.

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