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When reports first came out about a month ago that Real Networks was launching a DVD-ripping software application called RealDVD, a number of people -- including yours truly -- wondered what on earth the geniuses at Real were smoking. How could such a product not get sued? Even though the software uses its own digital-rights…

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The Motion Picture Association may have picked on the wrong guy when they sent a letter asking software developer Shawn Hogan to pay up for downloading movies. He happens to be a multi-millionaire, and plans to take the MPAA to court. Eric Rice of Hipcast makes the point that podcasts and other audio and video…