that Disney, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, Time Warner and Universal Studios
are pursuing the company for being "hacker-friendly," as the company
has developed products that allow savvy users to bypass the limitations imposed
by content owners.
While neither the studios nor Samsung have revealed
the contents of the suit, Samsung has admitted that they believe that their DVD-HD841
DVD player is at the center of all of this.
The spokesman from Samsung guessed
that the film makers may have an issue with DVD-HD841, which Samsung sold in the
United States between June and October 2004. He added, "If so, I do not know
why the movie studios are complaining about the products, of which production
was brought to an end more than 15 months ago. We stopped manufacturing the model
after concerns erupted that its copy-protection features can be circumvented by