US judge picks DVD rip software hard




The US court has issued strict measures against DVDFab, a program that allows the copy protection of DVDs and Blu-Ray discs can be bypassed and the content ripped. Include payment processors may no longer work with DVDFab.

This is apparent from the judgment of a court in New York, which is by TorrentFreak published . The judge prohibits a large amount of companies to cooperate with DVDFab, including payment processors, hosting providers and social media companies. That has no impact on the Canadian hosting provider that DVDFab host, but does ensure that Americans can not buy the software within a few days.

Also, non-US payment processors out of the country, such as PayPal, MasterCard and Visa, no more use to buy the software. Additionally DVDFab touches different domain names lost under American management, such and The reason is that the software allows bypassing copy protection, something just as in the Netherlands banned in the United States.

The case against DVDFab filed by AACS, the group behind a standard for encryption of Blu Ray discs of the same name. AACS previously won a case against DVDFab, which the company claimed to cease its activities. The China-based DVDFab however gave them no heed.

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