Blu-rayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s DRM crown jewel tarnished with crack of BD+
One advantage that backers of Blu-ray have touted in the format battle with HD DVD is its extra helping of “unbreakable” DRM called BD+. It’s not unbreakable after all. SlySoft, makers of AnyDVD, have released a new beta of their AnyDVD HD disc ripping application that it claims can successfully crack and rip Blu-ray discs protected by BD+.
That didn’t take long. Just last week the company said that a crack was imminent, with full support for decrypting discs with BD+ protection coming by the end of the year.
Read more: arstechnica.com