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Techbits: Tech award, copy protection and more

...others over many years." -Anick Jesdanun, AP Internet Writer. --- LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new technology from Macrovision Corp. claims to block virtually all known methods for making unauthorized copies of DVDs. The company's RipGuard DVD...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/21/liv_444055.shtml
Life & style
Digital copyright law under fire

...this month a European hacker Web site called CD Freaks posted a method to bypass SafeAudio, a new technology from Macrovision Corp. that can prevent computer users from copying a CD. An audio purist who builds a computer using that bypass to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/15/tec_319151.shtml
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Sales of boxed PC games decline as downloads rise

...Napster-like spread of pirated digital copies are also waning as copy-protection technologies improve. When Macrovision Corp. spent $34 million in cash last year to acquire Trymedia Systems Inc., a specialist in copy-protection software...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/27/bus_73923.shtml
Business
Sony BMG fiasco shows copy protection still an experiment in progress

...copy-protection technologies. One rival, EMI Group PLC, is moving ahead with digital rights management from Macrovision Corp. that lets users burn three copies of a disc and "rip" it onto a computer seven times. While it's safe to assume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/22/bus_25144.shtml
Business
Efforts to protect songs on CDs fail

...copy-protection technologies. One rival, EMI Group PLC, is moving ahead with digital rights management from Macrovision Corp. that lets users burn three copies of a disc and "rip" it onto a computer seven times. Although it's safe to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/19/bus_24203.shtml
Business
TiVo ads, copy restrictions raise consumer concerns

...intrusive advertising, and that's troublesome," he said. Some skeptics also worry that TiVo's planned use of Macrovision Corp.'s new copy-protection scheme signals more boundaries on what shows they can or cannot record - even as TiVo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/30/liv_435871.shtml
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