New DVD-copying software sets stage for legal showdown

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DVDxCopy, a DVD copying program that allows consumers to make personal copies of copy protected DVDs they own, is involved in a law suit. The law suit which was launched by the company that made…

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The software adds a special watermark in the digital copies it makes, that will allow copies made by it, to be traced back to the original owner of the software. Does that mean that they will be able to trace who you are if you don’t own the original DVD movie? If that’s the case how would they be able to? If they can, that is just scary.

"What’s even more unusual " thats NOT unusual, sure they want to know if they will get their money, they put into the development back later when the software is sold, and they can earn money. I can understand this 321 studios (wow so many :wink: gräfdig

They will probably just include the software registration number as the watermark. As soon as someone releases a keygen it will make the watermarking worthless.

is anybody paying attention to the underlying irony about this. “DVDxCopy, a DVD copying program that allows consumers to make personal copies of copy protected DVDs they own, is involved in a lawsuit.” a copy protection lawsuit for worthless copy protection.:4