Real Networks Files Antitrust Suit Against Studios

Escalating its already simmering court battle with Hollywood, Real Networks has sued the six major Hollywood movie studios and the DVD Copy Control Association, a cross-industry consortium, in federal court in northern California. The Seattle-based company is accusing the studios and the association of violating antitrust law by illegally colluding to stop consumers from making "fair use" copies of their DVDs and to prevent competing DVD products from hitting the market.

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