Copyprotection

05.29.16
4K copy protection removal shop settles for $5.2 million
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4K copy protection removal shop settles for $5.2 million

Ace Deal is paying Intel and Warner Bros. a hefty sum for allegedly helping with piracy.

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03.16.16
iOS malware uses copy protection to infect 'pure' devices
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iOS malware uses copy protection to infect 'pure' devices

AceDeceiver uses exploits in Apple's FairPlay system to install rogue apps, even without a jailbreak.

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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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