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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.


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 ;)

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

Tom Swiss - proprietor,

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

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