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Re: other dvd players



On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 16:46:16 +0100
"Andras Simon" <szajmi gmail com> wrote:

> On 1/22/07, Mark Knoop <mpknoop gmail com> wrote:
> 
> > The others (mplayer, xine, etc) can play unencrypted dvds if you
> > install libdvdread which is free. To play css encrypted dvds you need
> > to also install libdvdcss (non-free).
> 
> In what sense is libdvdcss non-free?

In the sense that a US or EU citizen can be arrested for posessing or
using it, or in the US even giving a URL to it.

Alan


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