Probably the best (free) program for removing movie DVD encryption for "archiving" to your computer’s hard disk for future burning is DVD-Shrink — but they are now no longer in business! :-(
But thankfully you can still find it mirrored around the world :-) Here’s one with nice instructions.
or simply download from here: http://www.cdfreaks.com/software/68
For more assistance on DVD Ripping — click on the Video "How to" Reference under the "Know Where Links" to the right.
What’s in a name? Here’s a fun collection of the history of the some of our most popular company names.