Hi, This is my first post so be gentle... I'm just wondering why we can't rip DVDs using iTunes? Why doesn't Apple enable such a feature? It seems to me a lot of the early popularity of iTunes and iPods came from people ripping their CDs and uploading the music to their iPods. I would think having the ability to rip DVDs using iTunes would help to do for digital video what ripping CDs did for digital audio(i.e. mp3s). I think the ability to rip DVDs would give the TV a real boost. I think an TV would be cool to have, but I have no interest in buying videos from the iTunes store. I would rather rip my own DVDs and be able to watch them with the convenience of an TV. I know there are work arounds and hacks to get other video on the TV, but I don't really like them, they are so un-Apple. I just want to pop in a DVD, pick my bitrate(or DVD equivalent), and rip away. (I'm sure there are others with the same feelings as me.) I think if Apple wants to get more people onboard with digital/streaming video with iTunes and the TV they should include DVD ripping as a feature. What is stopping Apple? Is it a legal issue? Does Apple not want anything competing with its iTunes store? What does everyone think?