[MPlayer-users] Dealing with Copy Protection

Paul TT paultt at hackerjournal.it
Thu Sep 1 19:10:44 CEST 2005

On Wed, 31 Aug 2005 21:09:29 +0200
Alexander Roalter <roalter at cs.tum.edu> wrote:

> ... and no, I'm not talking about CSS, but about the new thing used by 
> Sony which is known under the name ARccOS.
> This copy protection method marks some sectors as unreadable/with wrong 
> checksums/whatsoever and uses the IFOs to navigate around it, so a 
> regular player will never see these sectors.

i have the passion protected that way and it plays with mplayer.
plus, if you do a mplayer -dumpstream it dumps the movie too

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