Treasure Trove of AACS 2.0 UHD Blu-ray Keys Leak Online

Megalith

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A massive list of 72 AACS 2.0 keys is circulating on the Internet, allowing people to rip previously well-protected UHD Blu-ray discs. The leak is a massive setback for Hollywood and the licensing company AACS LA, who have done everything in their power to keep UHD discs secure.

The keys in question are confirmed to work and allow people to rip UHD Blu-ray discs of movies with freely available software such as MakeMKV. They are also different from the DeUHD list, so there are more people who know how to get them. The full list of leaked keys includes movies such as Deadpool, Hancock, Passengers, Star Trek: Into Darkness, and The Martian.
 

Domingo

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I'm assuming you need that one/only Pioneer UHD drive to do this?
 

Balthazar2k4

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I'm assuming you need that one/only Pioneer UHD drive to do this?
Actually, the opposite. The keys work with MakeMKV through a UHD 'friendly' drive. In other words, a late gen, non-UHD certified drive. There is a loop hole in the Host certification that allows the AACS 2.0 keys to be used on a 1.0 drive. There are no known Host keys for actual UHD drives which is why you can't use one. I have ripped 22 discs with the leaked keys perfectly. On a side note, I have DeUHD as well and the MakeMKV/leaked VUKs is actually faster and more reliable.

I have 78 UHD discs ripped thus far and that small quantity has chewed up 3.7TB on my NAS.
 

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I see 4K rips on usenet from time to time, they are 40+GB each.
 

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I'm ignoring 4k until Sony delivers a PJ with lens memory under $4,000. Just hoping my PJ will last another 5 years.
I spent $12k on my Sony 4K projector (600ES) and sold it 18 months later for $6k. What I discovered is that the HDR component is more important than resolution with UHD-BD. My Sony 75x940C smoked the projector with UHD-BD content and that was the last straw. I won't consider another projector until Dolby Vision shows up in a 4K projector for less than $10k.
 

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Once again, copy protection is doing more to inhibit lawful use of content than preventing any piracy. When will they learn????
 

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I spent $12k on my Sony 4K projector (600ES) and sold it 18 months later for $6k. What I discovered is that the HDR component is more important than resolution with UHD-BD. My Sony 75x940C smoked the projector with UHD-BD content and that was the last straw. I won't consider another projector until Dolby Vision shows up in a 4K projector for less than $10k.
Dont count on Dolby Vision becoming a thing. It's proprietary, costs manufacturers money to license, and is not standard on all content. HDR10 and HDR10+ are going to be what everyone adopts. (there is almost no difference in HDR10+ and DV other than the fact that DV supports 12 bit color, which isn't being used right now on ANY content!)
 
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So my wish list would be real 4k, HDR 10 (needs full bandwidth), dynamic iris and lens memory. Right now that is min of $8,000. they will get there eventually it is just taking longer than I expected. My Panasonic Ae4000 is chugging along and I already have a bulb waiting so I'll just see were we are in 3 years.
 

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Once again, copy protection is doing more to inhibit lawful use of content than preventing any piracy. When will they learn????
That is absolutely true. My UHD-BD purchasing has skyrocketed since ripping became a possibility. I'm not looking to upload it to the net or do anything nefarious. I just want the highest quality available to be streamable around my house.

Dont count on Dolby Vision becoming a thing. It's proprietary, costs manufacturers money to license, and is not standard on all content. HDR10 and HDR10+ are going to be what everyone adopts. (there is almost no difference in HDR10+ and DV other than the fact that DV supports 12 bit color, which isn't being used right now on ANY content!)
I am at a crossroads with HDR at the moment. I am not looking at streaming content as I realize it can quickly change to whatever format at a moments notice, but UHD-BD is pretty set in stone as a standard and only HDR10 base layer is required for HDR supported discs. That being said the amount of DV content is growing quickly and while having an associated licensing cost I am not sure that is going to have a significant impact on the market. I am cautiously awaiting HDR10+ to see if it can match the performance of DV.
 

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That is absolutely true. My UHD-BD purchasing has skyrocketed since ripping became a possibility. I'm not looking to upload it to the net or do anything nefarious. I just want the highest quality available to be streamable around my house.



I am at a crossroads with HDR at the moment. I am not looking at streaming content as I realize it can quickly change to whatever format at a moments notice, but UHD-BD is pretty set in stone as a standard and only HDR10 base layer is required for HDR supported discs. That being said the amount of DV content is growing quickly and while having an associated licensing cost I am not sure that is going to have a significant impact on the market. I am cautiously awaiting HDR10+ to see if it can match the performance of DV.
I am still not sold on it having ANY benefit, as I have YET to see the SAME CONTENT in DV vs (plain) HDR10. But when HDR10+ becomes mainstream, DV loses its biggest advantage (Dynamic metadata, scene by scene dynamic range settings). I dont think 12 bit video will be on any media for some time to come...if ever.
 

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Great, site, clicking the "real 4K" and the "fake 4k" list brings up the same movie on the top. Thanks but how do I believe this site after such a blunder?
While the listing/gui sucks, if you click the actual movie, it will tell you; what is was filmed in, effects rendered in, and the intermediate.

its pretty interesting when you find movies that had the effects rendered at 1k/1080p and then just merged to the intermediate. So you might have 1080p robots fighting in 4k backdrops or 1k monsters eating 4k humans.
 

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its pretty interesting when you find movies that had the effects rendered at 1k/1080p and then just merged to the intermediate. So you might have 1080p robots fighting in 4k backdrops or 1k monsters eating 4k humans.
Well it was the same for the early days of HD as well. 480p titles and effects on hd background. I even saw sports broadcasts where some of the cameras were HD and some SD, so the main wide shot was in HD, but when they switched to the closeup it was in SD.
 
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