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    Not news: AACS cracked Again. News: Six days before new key launch

    http://www.boingboing.net/2007/05/17...cked_six_.html

    this really is going to be a repeating pattern isn't it
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    Yeah, read this on Engadget earlier. Didn't bother posting, it was inevitable anyway

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    fark: it was cracked by a toddler

    or something...
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    fark: it was cracked by a toddler

    or something...
    you found where i got the idea for the title from
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    fark: it was cracked by a toddler

    or something...
    I heard it was a todger...or something...
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    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    Couldn't see this coming could you? I for one am glad - It'll be interesting to see their next move. Wonder if they'll bring out the lawyers and start another botched attempt at censoring?
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    Silly isn't it..

    But I guess that's what you get with corporate ****ers with no idea about how things actually work..
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    I love it keep cracking it. there will always be a crack....... pity they wouldnt realsie that.
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    Well AACS and CSS and whatever, will never deter the hardcore people from doing whatever they want, but it does force normal less technically minded people to buy a fully compatible set up and it will prevent them from illegally copying.

    An average dude with a dvd burner will know he can't copy DVDs, it won't work. Assuming the average dude doesn't type "CSS decrypt" in google, then CSS has done its job

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    lol, or if he just googles 'copy dvds' and he's away....unfortunately for these corporations these 'average joes' do know how to use google to search for fixes to their problems

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    Quote Originally Posted by vrykyl View Post
    lol, or if he just googles 'copy dvds' and he's away....unfortunately for these corporations these 'average joes' do know how to use google to search for fixes to their problems
    Actually you are right "copy dvds" does the trick - I thought something that simple would come up with loads of links to buy expensive (maybe spyware infected) DVD copying software, but i underestimated the mind reading capability of google...

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    yeah its that easy "copy game" is another good example (gamecopyworld as the 1st link)

    the only thing the AACS has one is keep the people who make it out of the job center. and as it keeps getting cracked they keep needing to fix it.

    its a lot like antivirus companies being dependant on the thing they are trying to combat, virus writers go away and so do they.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    its a lot like antivirus companies being dependant on the thing they are trying to combat, virus writers go away and so do they.
    True, never thought of it like that... do you think some of them actually make viruses to help their antivirus career?

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    Thats not the first time it's been asked

    I'm sure i read somewhere that the number of viruses actually out in the wild is really small compaired to the number the virus makers quote as being able to detect.

    Most of them really only exist in thier labs are are pretty much academic proof of concepts.

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    Anti Virus' wouldn't be needed if Windows was like OSX, ie not full of gaping holes.

    But look at the times Virus' did actually cause a problem - Blasterworm, I Love You, etc, all brought a fair few machines to their knees....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave87 View Post
    Anti Virus' wouldn't be needed if Windows was like OSX, ie not full of gaping holes.

    But look at the times Virus' did actually cause a problem - Blasterworm, I Love You, etc, all brought a fair few machines to their knees....
    I'm sure a lot of OSX's "safety" has to do with the fact that it isn't very common, so viruses don't spread like wildfire and therefore it's less appealing for people to try and hack it.

    I've always thought the most prolific virus would be a sort of three-headed one, where each part attacked a different OS (i.e. Linux, Mac, Windows), then dragged the other two through with it for the next attack. When the playing ground is levelled, it would be interesting to see just who's OS comes out the best...
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