Copyprotection

01.04.16
Intel, Warner sue over device that strips 4K copy protection
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Intel, Warner sue over device that strips 4K copy protection

The industry isn't happy that you can yank anti-copying measures out of 4K Amazon and Netflix streams.

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10.29.15
Sony's CD rootkit fiasco marks its inglorious 10th anniversary
10.29.15

Sony's CD rootkit fiasco marks its inglorious 10th anniversary

The repercussions of Sony's infamous CD copy protection are still being felt today.

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10.14.15
No thanks: JPEG images may soon have copy protection
10.14.15

No thanks: JPEG images may soon have copy protection

The JPEG organization is working on a standard that would lock down images with DRM.

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08.17.15
Windows 10 won't run old games with dodgy copy protection
08.17.15

Windows 10 won't run old games with dodgy copy protection

If you have old PC versions of 'Grand Theft Auto III' or 'The Sims,' don't try to run them on Windows 10 - its security measures prevent their copy protection from working.

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02.08.15
Matchstick delays its Firefox OS media stick to offer Netflix streaming
02.08.15

Matchstick delays its Firefox OS media stick to offer Netflix streaming

I hope you weren't in too much of a hurry to snag Matchstick's Firefox OS-based streaming media do...

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06.04.14
Keurig's coffee copy protection should take just months to crack
06.04.14

Keurig's coffee copy protection should take just months to crack

Much like printer makers barring cheap ink, Keurig is using elaborate methods to block third-party...

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09.10.13
Ubisoft's Uplay social gaming platform coming to PS4 and Xbox One
09.10.13

Ubisoft's Uplay social gaming platform coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Ubisoft's Uplay has a mixed reputation; while it brings rewards and social elements to games, it's...

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10.18.12
MediaPortal posts new beta with new look and CableCARD, teases bigger sequel (video)
10.18.12

MediaPortal posts new beta with new look and CableCARD, teases bigger sequel (video)

MediaPortal is a rare veteran spinoff of XBMC -- a testament to its fan base, but also a sign that...

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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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