RealNetworks has gone on record saying legal fees have already amounted in excess of $6 million dollars. RealNetworks posted a loss of $12 million dollars for the first quarter of 2009 compared to last years $2.5 million profit for the same quarter.
Hollywood will do everything in its power to see that ReadDVD software never sees the light of day. Their biggest fear is that piracy would run rampant with people doing the three R's (Rent, Rip, & Return).
ReadDVD allows consumers to make a digital file of DVD content and save it to their PCs.