If this type of software wasn’t available there would be a massive [I]increase[/I] in piracy.
AnyDVD is only of use to someone who has in their possession the original encrypted DVD/BD, which they have almost certainly gone out an bought themselves.
[B]AnyDVD is of absolutely no use to people downloading pirated films & TV[/B].
Without AnyDVD & co. the only way for us to watch films & TV programmes on the device of our choice would be to download a pirated copy (which would undoubtedly still exist - that genie has long since vacated the bottle).
Which scenario do you think puts the most revenue in the studios’ pockets?
Stop attacking your most loyal customers.