Copying CDs could be made legal in UK

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Copying music from a CD to a home computer could be made legal under new proposals from the UK government. Millions of people already "rip" discs to their computers and move the files to MP3...

Legalized Blu-ray, HD DVD Copying Coming Soon

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The Advanced Access Content System Licensing Administration says that it is now working to provide "managed copy" features on the media that uses its protection technology. HD DVD had plans to implement managed copy as...

RIAA Claims Copying CDs to iPods is Unlawful

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US record-label body the RIAA and movie-industry moguls at the MPAA are attempting to argue that copying a CD to a computer for carrying on an iPod does not, and has never, constituted fair use....

Movie Studios Allow Some Video Copying

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A couple of months ago 321 Studios was told to stop producing/distributing its DVD copying software. This decision came from U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston after siding with the movie studios. Now...

Is Apple copying too?

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Apple have long implied, correctly or in-correctly, that Microsoft copy Mac features and designs and implement them into Windows products. Interesting speculation in my view, yet something that Apple have played on in a PR...

Copying Programs Could be Outlawed

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A new legislation passed Tuesday would allow artist and entertainment companies to sue creators of products. Products such as P2P and software copying programs. That "induce" copyright violations. New legislation...

Music Industry Seeks Digital Radio Copying Limits

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Several radio broadcasters that offer CD-quality music over the airwaves could actually be copied if certain precautions are not taken. This warning comes Friday by the record industry. Apparently without copy protections on...

New law to liberalize digital music copying

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A US Congress subcommittee met this week to debate a consumer rights cat that affects digital music. The consumer rights act aims to liberalize what users can do with digital music, but entertainment-industry representatives warn...

DVD copying software tries to skirt law

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Court rulings have pulled the most popular software for copying DVD movies off the market, but a new program, already on sale at CompUSA and Wal-Mart, is trying to get around these rulings and still...

New DVD Copying Program Debuts

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In the wake of a federal judge's ruling that 321 Studios can no longer manufacture and sell some of its DVD-copying software, the company has released DVDExtreme, a suite of DVD and CD authoring and...

New lawsuit targets DVD copying

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The DVD Copy Control Association, a Hollywood-backed technology group, filed suit against software company 321 Studios on Friday for allegedly infringing patent rights on its DVD copy protection. The suit is the...

PC Game Copying Software Lives

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Copying games: Is it a buyer's right or blatant piracy? Whatever your stance on this controversial subject, one company is making it a whole lot easier. 321 Studios, makers of DVD X Copy , showed...

DVD copying fight lands in UK

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Motion Picture Association of America calls for UK ban on sale of DVD-copying software. A US software company is fighting moves by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) to have the sale...

CD copying not to blame for sales slump?

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Video may have killed the radio star, but Forrester Research has said Internet piracy was not to blame -- as record labels have claimed -- for the 15 percent drop in music sales in the...

Russian CEO defends copying rights

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Russian programmer Alexander Katalov landed in Moscow a week ago just in time to celebrate his wife's birthday. The flight came at the end of what the ElcomSoft CEO hopes will be...

Is digital copying about to die?

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Thanks nexty for the heads up on this one. If you've ever made a copy of a videotape or a CD, or if you're old enough to remember the absurd attempts of Hollywood...

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