Monday, December 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
New Trojan Targetted Banks Wordlwide
FBI Confirms North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Warner ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 02, 2002
Warner Japan adding CD copy protection


Warner Music Japan, a division of AOL Time Warner's record company, Warner Music Group, plans to add copyright protection to one CD title possibly later this year as part of the label's ongoing trials to limit digital distribution of its songs.

The CD, which has yet to be named, will join two titles in Warner Music's European division that will be shipped with copy protection embedded in the disc. This type of technology prevents CDs from being recorded, or "ripped," onto a consumer's hard drive, which could allow songs to be traded through file-swapping networks such as Morpheus, Kazaa and LimeWire.

"The title will be clearly labeled to indicate that the disc is copy-protected," said Will Tanous, a Warner Music spokesman. Warner Music has no plans to release copy-protected titles in the United States, Tanous said.

Warner Music Japan has not selected the copy-protection technology, although the two European releases use Midbar Tech's Cactus Data Shield.

AOL Time Warner has been toying with the idea of developing its own copy-protection software. Last month, the company posted a job listing to hire someone to oversee software development for the effort.

Warner is not alone in its copy-protection efforts. Other record companies, such as Vivendi Universal's Universal Music Group and Bertelsmann's BMG Entertainment, have embedded protection software into some of their CDs.

Universal last December released the soundtrack from the movie "The Fast and the Furious" on a CD that prohibited people from burning songs onto their hard drives. The disc, however, included digital music files that could be played through a proprietary software but were unable to be copied.


Previous
Next
Hi-Speed double from Freecom        All News        Hi-Speed double from Freecom
Hi-Speed double from Freecom     Optical Storage News      Hi-Speed double from Freecom

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Fernando's Productions' Media Wizard Inc. Announces Release Of Encrypted CD-ROM
US consumers not opposed to music CDs with copy protection - report
Global CD Piracy Trade Tops $4.5 Billion
BMG trials new CD copy protection
SONY DADC enhances SECUROM with new features
Hudson, JVC announce joint development of Root, CD-ROM copy protection tehnology
IFPI issues labelling guidelines for copy control CDs
Korean label protects its CDs with new copy protection technology
Copy protected discs may cause Mac booting problem
New way(s) to bypass AudioCD copy protection(s)...
Universal mulls copy protection for new Eminem CD
Toshiba-EMI to release hit compilation on copy-controlled CD

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .