DVD DRM Row Sparks User Rebellion

Attempts to gag the blogosphere from publishing details of a DVD crack have led to a user revolt. The row centred on a cease and desist letter sent by the body that oversees the digital rights management technology on high-definition DVDs. It requested that blogs and websites removed details of a software key that breaks the encryption on HD-DVDs. The removal of the information from community news website Digg was a step too far for its fans. As quickly as stories relating to the issue were removed, they were re-submitted in their thousands, in an act described by one user as a 21st Century revolt. The site collapsed under the weight of the attack at one point

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