Federal judge issues a permanent injunction against RealDVD sales and Real agrees to pay $4.5 million to reimburse Hollywood studios for legal fees in copyright suit.
Real asks appeals court to overturn federal judge's decision to halt sales of DVD-copying software.
Real likely doesn't have much chance of removing a ban on sales of DVD-copying software but there's little cost to the company to try.
RealNetworks loses lengthy RealDVD battle, TiVo gets closer to victory in its patent battle against EchoStar, and Google tries to make YouTube more accessible to hearing-impaired viewers.
Federal judge sides with Hollywood and issues a preliminary injunction that will prevent RealNetworks from selling RealDVD software.
Movie studios allege patent application filed by RealNetworks proves company misled the court about circumventing copy protection measures.
Former Microsoft exec disputes that Hollywood banned DVD copying in license for Content Scramble System.
CNET snaps photos of RealNetworks' "Facet," a prototype DVD player that copies and stores hundreds of films. Is this the real reason Hollywood sued Real?
During RealDVD hearing, Rob Glaser says studios could help prevent the illegal copying of rented DVDs by helping devices recognize those discs as rentals.
In the fight against the MPAA, RealNetworks tells public Hollywood will control consumers' rights to make legal copies and force them to purchase same DVDs twice.