|[Home] [Credit Search] [Category Browser] [Staff Roll Call]||The LINUX.COM Article Archive|
|Originally Published: Friday, 3 December 1999||Author: Kristopher Kersey|
|Published to: enhance_articles_hardware/Hardware News||Page: 1/1 - [Std View]|
DVD Audio Disks Delayed Due to CSS Hack
According to CNN, DVD audio disks will be delayed till mid-2000 due to the recent hack of the CSS decryption scheme. "DVD Audio was to use CSS2, a newer version of the content scrambling system (CSS) employed on DVD Video. Those plans are now in disarray after the CSS system was hacked a month ago, the company [Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.] said Wednesday." This is sad that it has come to this. In the long run though, this will end up hurting the companies involved due to lost revenue.