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RealNetworks surrenders in RealDVD case | Media Maverick - CNET News

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Federal judge issues a permanent injunction against RealDVD sales and Real agrees to pay $4.5 million to reimburse Hollywood studios for legal fees in copyright suit. Read this blog post by Greg Sandoval on Media Maverick.
RealNetworks surrenders in RealDVD case | Media Maverick - CNET News

this essentially would have been like the RIAA stopping all mp3 ripping software from existing. no jukeboxes, no itunes without the store...

very interesting...

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"The message this sends is if you get into the business of enabling consumers to do with DVDs what they've long done with CDs, you'll get sued out of the business."--Fred von Lohmann
so much for a ""personal back up"... I'd love to read this judgment.