Any benefits of Nero over K3B?

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Mon Mar 14 15:15:18 MST 2005


Do you realize that by rebooting, you violated the DMCA?

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 at 14:58 -0700, Eric Jensen wrote:
> Let me elaborate on that.  ISOs are fine, it's when you try and copy 
> protected materials.  Like do a straight CD/DVD copy that is set as copy 
> right protected.  It will yell at you for being a dirty thief and then 
> stop your burn.  It hoses all your next CD/DVDs only after it writes the 
> TOC and tries to start burning actual data.  Then it remembers you are a 
> dirty thief and cancels the burn.  I only came accross this because I 
> had a home DVD I was trying to copy, but the author checked the copy 
> right box when making it.  And it was in an older version (Nero 5-ish 
> maybe) so that bug might be fixed.  Many other software packages will do 
> something similar when detecting that copy right protection, definately 
> not a Nero only thing.
> 
> Eric Jensen
> 
> Jared Bernard wrote:
> 
> >On Monday 14 March 2005 4:45, Eric Jensen wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>I haven't tried the Linux Nero, but I love the Windows one.  Best
> >>Windows burner I have ever used.  And to burn an ISO you can just file,
> >>open the .iso or use the menu options.  Only thing Nero has done to
> >>cause me harm is it is very strict with copyrighted material and will
> >>lock your drive so you can no longer burn anything until you reboot.
> >>
> >>Eric Jensen
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >Holy Cow! I'll just continue using K3B. I can easily burn .iso 's without 
> >the lock up.
> >JB
> >
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