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Western Digital Hard Drive Bars Video File Copying

By Staff Published on .

Western Digital, a hardware maker, is making a hard drive that disables sharing of any .avi, .divx, .mp3, .mpeg and other files on its network connected devices due to unverifiable media license authentication, according to boingboing. Respondents on the blog are posting workarounds to avoid the hurdle.
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