CD DVD piracy

Block, Debbie Galante
December 1997
EMedia Professional;Dec97, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p92
Academic Journal
Details current efforts to curb software piracy in the United States and abroad. Opposing views on combatting software piracy; Impact of piracy; Anti-piracy technologies like encryption; CD replicators' role in making sure legitimate Compact Discs (CDs) get into the stores; Application of Source Identification Codes (SID) to the discs. INSETS: Does CD-R add fuel to a music pirate's fire?.;Does DVD copy-protection work?.;SPA, BSA, and IDSA release 1996...


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