copy protected media

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Jul 9 22:37:14 UTC 2010

On 07/09/2010 07:10 AM, nepal wrote:
> A friend has just lent me a couple of Pride DVDs but I notice they are
> marked with a CP symbol and I cannot watch either of these DVDs, they
> do something weird and skip to the end of the disk.
> I'm using Ubuntu 9.10 and I've tried a few different players, vlc,
> mplayer, moovida, even Totem which never works properly and doesn't for
> this either.
> Is this the new state of affairs for media? I can be legally sold
> useless media, media that will not play in my standard piece of kit?
> It certainly doesn't seem to be making me want to go and spend money of
> packaged media...

Perhaps these will help:

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