Court Says RealDVD Software Violates DMCA

U.S. District Court Judge Marilyn Hall Patel ruled in favor of Hollywood movie studios, granting them a preliminary injunction that prevents RealNetworks from selling its RealDVD software or licensing it to set-top box makers. The court, in San Francisco, found that Real, in developing software to copy DVDs, violated the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and its contract with the DVD CCA, which controls the encryption on DVDs.

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