http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=5747 Apparently, HD-DVD piracy is now a reality. It's going to be interesting to see what effect, if any, this has on the format war. It's intereting to note that while the method works for both HD-DVD and BR keys, BR is not yet pirated. I'd say it's fairly certain at this point, that if BR isn't pirated, regardless of which way the format goes at least Fox and Disney will stay BR only to the bitter end. So HD-DVD hopefulls should probably write off any Fox/Disney titles for a long time even if the format war shifts towards HD-DVD. Thankfully though, file sizes are prohibitive enough that the impact should be fairly minimal for the foreseeable future. At this point, it's the threat of epidemic level piracy, rather than the reality of epidemic level piracy, which is probably years away from being remotely possible. 19.4 gigs is over 24 hours of D/l time, pretty much a deterent to piracy at this point in the game.