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>From <http://www.wired.com/news/news/technology/story/6947.html>:

Divx Protects Content, But Not Your Liberties
The ability to create pristine copies of any digital work is seen as a
threat by some Hollywood studios, which are experimenting with a new
pay-to-play DVD format to protect their intellectual property. This format,
Divx, could conceivably hobble the video rental business, but some see its
real threat as an invasion of consumer privacy - and the freedom to view
information anonymously.