Hollywood looks to Irdeto to fix Blu-ray security.
Studios are requiring watermarking as well as encryption for early-window content. We discuss some of the technical challenges this imposes on operators.
Irdeto’s ActiveCloak for Media is a real breakthrough, not only in content protection technology but also in attitude about hacks.
DECE announces its roadmap and its content usage rules at CES.
Less than a day after I pooh-poohed announcements made by Google’s general counsel about supposed steps the company is taking to enhance copyright enforcement over its services, Google announced a deal to acquire Widevine Technologies, one of the last remaining independent DRM vendors. The price was undisclosed, although Widevine has accrued investments well into the tens […]
Dollar-a-show TV is not the future of television, not even if Apple thinks it is.
Will the Hollywood consortium target small video retailers?
Yes, it’s a hack. No, it’s not equivalent to the DeCSS hack for DVDs.
More evidence that rights technologies can promote choice in business models. Whether the choices are appropriate or not is another question.
DECE launches a consumer brand. But what else are they launching, and when?