Dutch Music Industry already uses secret cd protection



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Kwibus used our newssubmit to tell us about an article in the Dutch newspaper ‘de volkskrant’ about the secret use of copy protections on audio CD’s. He was also kind enough to translate a part of…

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Just another reason not to buy original cds…as the mp3s of this cds will be easily available on the web.


That’s the way Macrovision makes money, sadly. Their DVD protection has been cracked, their PC protections can be duplicated, their VCR protection cracked, so now they have to find another media to fuck up and make money out of it so they target AudioCD’s. What will they think of next???


I thought Dutch people payed tax on blank CDs for the fact that they my be used for copying originals.If so could they not ask for that tax back if they are protecting the originals.:slight_smile:


wow , nice one on that tax. I think that is true!


Oops, i used CloneCD on that Volumia titel and got a perfect copy :+


The first one who had copy-protection : Herman Brood audio-cd when he noticed that copying was a piece of cake he killed himself :slight_smile: So Macrovision people don’t get to close to high buildings …


mmmmm did that cd have a copy-protection? can’t say i had a problem copying it :slight_smile: