Copy protection

07.30.12
Ubisoft UPlay may accidentally contain web plugin exploit, Ezio would not approve (update: fixed)
07.30.12

Ubisoft UPlay may accidentally contain web plugin exploit, Ezio would not approve (update: fixed)

If you've played Assassin's Creed 2 (or other Ubisoft games), you may have installed more stealthy...

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05.21.12
Elgato announces Game Capture HD, shows off your deathmatch prowess in H.264
05.21.12

Elgato announces Game Capture HD, shows off your deathmatch prowess in H.264

Elgato is releasing the Game Capture HD, a device that lets game-casters and YouTube walkthrough m...

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05.10.12
iPod owners notified of RealNetworks-related lawsuit's class action status, given chance to cash in (updated: not Real)
05.10.12

iPod owners notified of RealNetworks-related lawsuit's class action status, given chance to cash in (updated: not Real)

Remember the 2005 lawsuit over Apple's effort to keep RealNetworks' Harmony DRM off of the iPod, c...

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10.05.10
HDCP may spoil your Apple TV fun
10.05.10

HDCP may spoil your Apple TV fun

Given the minimal available output ports (just HDMI and TOSlink optical audio) on the Apple TV, it's...

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09.25.10
Editorial: For the umpteenth time, copy 'protection' only hurts people who actually buy your product
09.25.10

Editorial: For the umpteenth time, copy 'protection' only hurts people who actually buy your product

It's been said so many times, but I just got stung hard by the DRM bug, and since there's a "Senior...

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08.24.10
Google responds to Android DRM breach, promises how-to on obfuscating code
08.24.10

Google responds to Android DRM breach, promises how-to on obfuscating code

Well, that was snappy. Just 24 hours after Android Police published a piece describing how easy it...

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08.23.10
Android's new app licensing scheme apparently easy to break
08.23.10

Android's new app licensing scheme apparently easy to break

Remember that new licensing service for third-party developers that Google started advertising last...

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07.28.10
New 'licensing service' replacing existing copy protection method in Android Market
07.28.10

New 'licensing service' replacing existing copy protection method in Android Market

Copy protection has always been a concern in the Android Market, primarily because applications can...

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07.07.10
AMX's media server line axed over DVD ripping dispute
07.07.10

AMX's media server line axed over DVD ripping dispute

Looks like AMX isn't eager to be next in line for a battle after Kaleidescape and Real Networks, a...

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