The judge didn't rule on whether consumers have the right to make backup copies of their media, but stated that Real Networks didn't have the right to sell them a tool to do so. Real's antitrust suit against the movie giants remains in play; in the meantime, be glad you're able to rip full DVDs on your own.
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