Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday May 04, 2015

Hollywood Urged Prime Minister To Keep DVD Ripping Illegal

Would you expect anything different? If Hollywood had its way, you'd have to pay royalties every time you remembered a movie or song.

A few months ago the UK Government legalized copying of MP3s, CDs and DVDs for personal use, as that would be in the best interest of consumers. A common sense decision for many, but leaked emails now show that Hollywood fiercely protested the changes behind the scenes.