with the latest anydvd and clone dvd its kind of same as messengers pixelated so trying with shrink will let you know how it goes. but heres the protection seems like very little Summary for drive F: (AnyDVD 184.108.40.206) HL-DT-ST DVD-RW_GSA-H11N JH02 130110068C008CA5C4 Drive (Hardware) Region: 1 Media is a DVD. Booktype: dvd-rom (version 1), Layers: 2 (opposite) Size of first Layer: 2079136 sectors (4060 MBytes) Total size: 3960907 sectors (7736 MBytes) Video DVD (or CD) label: THE_NUMBER_23 Media is CSS protected! Video Standard: NTSC Media is locked to region(s): 1! RCE protection not found. DVD structure appears to be correct. Structural copy protection not found. Found & removed Autorun from Video DVD! Bad sector protection not found. Emulating RPC-2 drive with region 1!