In the case of copyright-protected materials such as movies or DVDs/Blu-rays, it is our understanding that in nearly all jurisdictions it is not illegal to produce a copy of a DVD or Blu-ray that one already owns, for backup or similar purposes. The legality of DVD/Blu-ray ripping will vary based on your country of residence. We do not in any way endorse violation of the valid rights of copyright holders, and strongly recommend that you consult your country's copyright and fair use laws before copying any video content.