Originally Posted by thorix
Since there was a lot of information about Cinavia in this thread, and I am not sure whether I understood everything correctly, I would like to straighten things out for the Cinavia syndrome, am I right with
a) There is no backup software tool available that can eliminate Cinavia for Oppo 105/103
Or for any other device. Cinavia watermarking is not removable.
b) Oppo 95/93 will never have a problem with Cinavia protected movies
No player will have a problem with the original disc. The 93/95 do not detect Cinavia watermarking on copies and so ignore it.
c) If one plays a backup from hard disk over USB, the 105/103 will have problems with Cinavia protected BRs
For BDMV folders, yes. Apparently not for M2TS or MKV copies yet.
d) If one plays a backup over a DLNA server (Synology?), Cinavia protection does not create problems
That would have to be a container like M2TS or MKV, which still seem to work.
e) Solution d) will probably not work forever, since the studios will probably close this loophole
That's my prediction.
f) it is not forseeable that a backup software will be available in the future, which can remove the Cinavia protection
I tend to agree. This is much more difficult than cracking some encryption scheme.
g) 103/105 will therefore never be a universal solution for playing BRs from a backup harddisc
I think that's likely true for all devices that require licensing. HTPCs and certain media players may operate under different rules.
Remember that Cinavia is not universally employed yet. Sony is the biggest booster.