Links 10/07/2008

October 7, 2008
  • One thing that should not be overlooked in the legal jousting between the MPAA and Real Networks over RealDVD is the degree to which the studios put themselves in the position they now find unacceptable. But for their own objections, they could have had a deal two years ago on a system to bring private, non-commercial copying of DVDs within the framework of the CSS licensing scheme, where they could have had some input over the how, when and where of the copying. Instead, they now find themselves suing a third-party technology developer for doing it without them.

    tags: standards


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