DRM

Popular videogame software protection hacked
In the past few days, a hacker identifying himself as 'Voksi' claims to have broken the protection by using the demo for id Software's recent reincarnation of Doom. A similar technique was used for Rise of the Tomb Raider. Now that the first chink in Denuvo's armour has appeared, it would be interesting to see how many other PC games fall victim to the hackers.
Indonesia’s Netflix-type Genflix service opts for Irdeto technology
Irdeto has announced that PT Mega Media Indonesia Group, owner of satellite pay TV service Orange TV, has selected its end-to-end Multiscreen services to support the launch of Genflix.
Xentral Methods bets on e-book market
From an engineer who could not land a job in Kuala Lumpur, Faiz Al-Shahab is now running a promising South-East Asian e-book and interactive content portal that has successfully raised funding and hit almost US$270,000 in revenue last year. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Quickplay platform to power Singtel’s Hooq
Quickplay has announced that its managed video platform is powering Hooq, the new over-the-top (OTT) service from Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment.
3D printing to cost US$100bil worth of IP losses: Gartner
More than US$100 billion worth of intellectual property (IP) losses due to 3D printing is expected to occur annually from 2018 onwards as the technology becomes increasingly accessible to manufacturers and businesses.
DRM, the rights of the consumer ... and the UN
Digital rights management (DRM) systems or ‘digital locks’ have created an imbalance in the relations between consumer and content owner, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
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