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09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0 (hexadecimal notation).

What's so magic about this number, you ask? It’s an HD-DVD Processing Key, and it the movie industry would like to censor it to keep monopoly control over the manufacture of HD-DVD players.

This is not the first time the industry has tried to maintain its monopoly by infringing free speech - a few years back there was the DeCSS case, which led to people putting the code on t-shirts to demonstrate the absurdity of trying to censor such information.

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DeCSS ties made the cut

apparently the tee shirts got censored too...but not the tie. were the shirts too plebean, maybe?

I'll bet you someone's already got a tattoo of that hex code ;)

tee shirts got censored?

I have a DeCSS t-shirt; they can censor it when they pry it off my cold dead torso.

Tom Swiss - proprietor, unreasonable.org

I dont know for the

I dont know for the tatoo...mbut im getting one!! :P

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