Vista DRM blocking legal video downloads

Windows Vista's increased anti-copying protection is already leading some customers of movie services to find themselves locked out of content they have legal rights to watch, users are reporting today. Netflix subscriber Davis Freeberg notes that his access to the movie rental service's Watch Instantly online feature was cut when he upgraded to a newer display that could play HD-level content but did not support HDCP encryption; to regain access, he would have to grant Microsoft's DRM system free reign to scan his system for videos regardless of their source, according to Netflix support staff contacted regarding the problem.

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Rikitatsu3968d ago

I tried it on my PC , XP is waaaaaaay better !

verb3k3968d ago

Windows XP is the best choice so far.

Rikitatsu3968d ago

Better choice than Ubuntu linux