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A patch unlocks MovieJack to allow copying of protected DVDs

Written by Lasse Penttinen @ 29 Sep 2003 12:58 User comments (1)

A patch unlocks MovieJack to allow copying of protected DVDs The European backup software vendors are struggling with the new laws that about to be taken in to action within the EU. The CloneCD being sold to SlySoft is the best known example of the consequences of the new laws.
With MovieJack, legal issues have been solved conveniently. Almost too conveniently. An Austrian website is offering a patch for MovieJack, re-enabling the software to copy CSS protected DVDs.

This issue has a couple of interesting details. The is a nice choice for a domain name, as the authors of MovieJack (Engelmann Media GmbH) are affiliated with the developers of ClonyXXL (the well known disc scanner and protection analyzer). Also, in the WHOIS information of we can find something most of us have seen before.

Domain name- JACKXXL.COM
Thomas Weber (
FAX- +43.+43.
Salzburgerstrasse 11
Wien, 1010

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130.9.2003 20:22

Ok this is happening over and over again, just a different country

(adrenaline Is the closest Total freedom)

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