"..So what's the movie industry to do ?
Increasing security is definitely a start, along with changing the security system. That would mean every DVD console on the marketplace would need a firmware upgrade. But DVD vendors may just have to bite the bullet if they want to protect the format.
The next issue is what to do with DVD-ROM drives, since there is now a way for pirates to easily get at the movies.
This is the second time that PC accessibility has enabled content piracy. Pirating music from CDs using MP3 is easy for just about anybody, thanks to commercial ripping software like MusicMatch's Jukebox.
With DeCSS, people can make illegal copies of DVD movies. Rendering CD/DVD drives for computers incapable of reading music CDs or DVD movies might be another way to go. Maybe the industry won't stop the pros but it can stop the average Joes.."