News tagged with copy protection

HTML5 spec editor slams Google & gang's DRM bid

(PhysOrg.com) -- A draft proposal by Google, Microsoft and Netflix to introduce mechanisms for copy protection on web videos has generated strong opposition and a response that the proposal is "unethical." Reaction has been ...

dateFeb 25, 2012 in Internet report
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Sony adopting industry standard for e-books

Sony, in a challenge to Amazon's Kindle, unveiled plans on Thursday to do away with the proprietary software on its electronic Sony Reader and convert its e-book store to an industry standard format.

dateAug 13, 2009 in Software
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DVD protector Macrovision changes name and purpose

(AP) -- Macrovision Solutions Corp., once a maker of copy-protection technology for DVDs, officially changed its name Thursday to Rovi Corp. to mark its transition into a provider of TV listings data and related services.

dateJul 16, 2009 in Business
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Explosives prevent technology theft

Product piracy causes billions worth of damage worldwide. A combination of visible and invisible copy protection is really effective against this. Explosive embossing is an economical procedure and can be used for mass-produced ...

dateJun 25, 2009 in Engineering
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'The Sims' return with more personality quirks

(AP) -- Maybe it's neat, childish, lucky, ambitious and insane - just depends on what traits gamers choose for their neighborhood of virtual playthings in "The Sims 3," Electronic Arts and Maxis' popular life-simulating ...

dateMay 22, 2009 in Software
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