Copy a CD, owe $1.5 million

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Not content with the current (and already massive) statutory damages allowed under copyright law, the RIAA is pushing to expand the provision. The issue is compilations, which now are treated as a single work. In...

AACS Copy Protection For DVDs Defeated Again

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Digital rights management has suffered another setback when Antigua-based software company SlySoft reportedly updated its AnyDVD HD software with a new AACS encryption code to enable the copying of ostensibly protected HD-DVD and Blu-Ray discs....

iTunes Copy Protection Cracked'

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The code that prevents music downloaded from Apple's iTunes store being played on any portable player other than an iPod has been "cracked". Apple has not commented on claims that Jon Lech Johansen...

InterVideo DVD Copy Platinum 5.0B.004.24C00

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Introducing the fastest disc backup software on the market, InterVideo DVD Copy. In just three steps, InterVideo DVD Copy can be used to backup data discs, copy movies or merge multiple video files to a...

Sony Recalls XCP Copy Protected CDs

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Sony BMG Music Entertainment said Monday it will pull some of its most popular CDs from stores in response to backlash over copy-protection software on the discs. Sony also said it will offer exchanges for...

WinAVI DVD Copy 4.5

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Cheers Matrics for this news. WinAVI DVD Copy - Double your enjoyment. Easy DVD copy by 1:1. Copy it directly and remove the protection, get a quicker and finer copied one WinAVI...

Exact Audio Copy 0.95 beta 2

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Thanks Courage for the news EAC is a new audio grabber for CD-ROM drives. The main differences towards most other audio grabbers : Low registration costs (just a postcard and a stamp),...

Sony Testing "Sterile" CD Copy Protection

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Sony is currently testing a new form of digital rights management (DRM) called "sterile burning" which allows for copying ripped and burned tracks from a copy-protected disc to a blank CD in WMA format. The...

Exact Audio Copy 0.95 Beta 1

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Thanks Courage for this submission. EAC is a new audio grabber for CD-ROM drives. The main differences towards most other audio grabbers : Low registration costs (just a postcard and a stamp), it works...

DVD X Copy Software Resurfaces

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A Taiwan-based site is offering to sell the DVD copying software once sold by defunct 321 Studios Inc., which was driven out of business last week. DVDXCopy2.com appears to have mirrored some of the content...

MPAA wins settlement in DVD copy case

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Today the Motion Picture Association of America has settled a copyright infringement against 321 Studios. A lot of good this does 321 Studios now. Since last Friday 321 Studios went bankrupt trying to...

Copy Controls Bill Draws Fire

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Four technology groups are fighting a U.S. Senate bill that would allow copyright holders to sue creators of products that "induce" copyright violations. The bill would discourage technology companies from offering new media players or...

DVD copy company appeals ban

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Software maker 321 Studios, which until recently offered a way to make perfect copies DVDs, said it has appealed a pair of court rulings that bars it from selling its product. Judges in...

Another Court Bans DVD X Copy

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DVD software provider 321 Studios suffered another legal setback Wednesday when a New York judge granted a preliminary injunction barring the company from manufacturing, distributing, or otherwise trafficking in software that allows users to copy...

DVD X Copy XPRESS 3.2.3 build 435

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The latest revolutionary product from 321 Studios that allows you to make high quality backup copies of all your DVD movies. Building on the DVD X Copy™ technology, 321 Studios has made the simplest DVD...

DVD X Copy Gold 3.0.2

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DVD X Copy GOLD combines the one-click convenience and ease of use of DVD X Copy XPRESS with the power of our bestselling DVD X Copy. Make high quality backups to a single disc or...

DVD X Copy Xpress 3.2.1

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DVD X Copy XPRESS lets you backup your entire movie - including menus, trailers and special features - to a single DVD with one-click convenience. It's the fastest, easiest way to make a high quality...

DVD X Copy Platinum 3.2.1

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DVD X Copy Platinum is the most powerful DVD movie backup software ever. Along with the speed, ease of use and one-click convenience of DVD X Copy XPRESS, DVD X Copy Platinum adds brand-new TDF...

CD Copy Protection Sparks Gaming Furor

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The use of physical copyright protection technology on compact disks has again created controversy -- this time creating headaches for retailers and customers of a PC game distributed in Australia by Atari Corp. Atari (formerly...

Microsoft CD copy protection advances

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Microsoft dug its roots a little deeper into the music business Wednesday, as copy-protection company Macrovision agreed to license its Windows digital rights management technology for CDs. The software giant has gained considerable...

DVD X Copy 1.52

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DVD X Copy is a tool to create backup copies of your purchased DVD titles. The program is very easy to use and does almost everything automatically - all you have to do is click...

"Potter" pirates fail to copy film to Net

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File swappers have apparently tried and failed to use their technical wizardry to copy a pirated version of Warner Bros.' newest "Harry Potter" movie to the Internet before its Friday theatrical release. ...

New Game Copy Protection System

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StarForce developers integrated their cutting-edge technology of StarForce Professional 2.0, the CD-authentication process that doesn't require any 'fingerprints' on a disc's surface, into their much-anticipated version 3.0. StarForce Professional 3.0 is over ten times superior...

Russian firm improves game copy protection

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Starforce Technologies will launch v3.0 of Starforce Professional, a CD authentication system, at the ECTS games show in London at the end of this month. The new system will introduce a whole range...

Exact Audio Copy 0.9 Beta 3

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Exact Audio Copy allows you to get audio tracks off a CD and save them to your hard drive. It uses the Windows ASPI Interface, so both SCSI and ATAPI CD-ROM drives are supported. It...

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