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Damned Hollerith Code! Damned Hexadecimal!

Damned Hollerith Code! Damned Hexadecimal!

09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0

That’s the so-called “Processing Key” that unlocks the heart of every HD-DVD disk to date. Happy Valentine’s day, AACS.

[Source: Wired: The New HD-DVD/Blu-Ray Hack: What It Might Mean For Us]

Attempts to gag the blogosphere from publishing details of a DVD crack have led to a user revolt. The founder of Digg has now decided not to censor the information, telling users: “If we lose, then what the hell, at least we died trying”.

[Source: BBC NEWS | Technology | DVD DRM row sparks user rebellion]

This is a site that details the ongoing legal battle of the Motion Pictures Association of America and the makers of the HD-DVD system against the right of the public to state a simple number: 09-f9-11-02-9d-74-e3-5b-d8-41-56-c5-63-56-88-c0

[Source: 09-f9-11-02-9d-74-e3-5b-d8-41-56-c5-63 – A battle against a number]

Here is the Processing Key which should work on all HD DVD discs (and maybe even Blu-Ray discs) released so far — arnezami

[Source: Processing Key, Media Key and Volume ID found!!! – Page 6 – Doom9’s Forum]

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Written by cthulhu

May 3, 2007 at 4:21 am

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