RealDVD Suit About "Controlling Innovation," EFF Says

The group that advocates for the rights of Internet users said in a blog post that the the primary reason the Motion Picture Association of America filed a copyright suit against RealNetworks and is trying to halt the sale of the RealDVD software is to make sure the company, and anyone else wishing to build movie players, gets Hollywood's permission first. "It has nothing to do with piracy and everything to do with controlling innovation," said Fred von Lohmann, EFF's senior attorney.

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