Way off topic: DVD drives

Nic Gibson nicg at noslogan.org
Sun Sep 10 14:33:43 BST 2006

On Sep 10, 2006, at 13:45, Andy Armstrong wrote:

> Does anyone know whether there are any DVD drives where region  
> coding can be circumvented and if so which ones? The one in my  
> PowerBook apparently stays permanently locked to one region after  
> four or five changes.
> Slightly related: the only time in my adult life I've come close to  
> inflicting physical violence on anyone was when I got into  
> conversation with a guy who worked for a DRM company. I was about  
> that >< far from decking him - which would have been quite a  
> conversation stopper on a crowded train I think. Unfortunately  
> sense prevailed.
> -- 
> Andy Armstrong, hexten.net


might be of help.

I used an ancestor of this (xvi's work) on my old powerbook and it  
worked just fine. Haven't tried to do anything to the macbook pro  
(you got to love insurance companies - kill the powerbook and get a  
replacement macbook pro)


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