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copy-protection software

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Standards leader blasts HTML5 video copy protection

Ian Hickson, editor of the HTML standard, declares that a DRM Web video from Microsoft, Google, and Netflix would be unethical and ineffectual.

By February 24, 2012

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Does RealDVD sidestep copy protections?

Court case appears to be hanging on that central question. U.S. District Judge Marilyn Patel, known to some as the "Napster judge," is expected to hear more testimony Tuesday.

By April 27, 2009

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TiVo and JVC copy-protection follow-up

Last fall, we encountered problems when connecting the TiVo Series3 DVR to a JVC A/V receiver. Now, both companies have followed up on the problem.

By February 23, 2007

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New and Noteworthy: iPod Copy Protection Cracked; ExtremeTech: Firefox developers not scared of Internet Explorer 7; more

New and Noteworthy: iPod Copy Protection Cracked; ExtremeTech: Firefox developers not scared of Internet Explorer 7; more

By October 24, 2006

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HTML5 is done, but two groups still wrestle over Web's future

The World Wide Web Consortium finishes an update to this seminal Internet technology, but with two organizations in charge of the same Web standard, charting the Web's future is a mess.

By October 28, 2014

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In Chrome, Google's Hangouts plugin goes extinct

Moving toward Web standards reduces the inconvenience and security problems of browser plugins. But the new Hangouts software still uses Google's own Native Client plugin.

By June 30, 2014

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Chrome a bit less secret as PDF reader goes open-source

The software Google's browser uses to show PDF files has been proprietary for years, but now it's an open-source project called PDFium that others can scrutinize or use themselves.

By June 11, 2014

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Mozilla holds its nose and supports DRM video in Firefox

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says.

By May 14, 2014

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MPAA joins Web standards group amid video DRM dispute

Google and Microsoft are working on a Web standard for video copy protection, but the idea has notable opponents. Now the MPAA can lend its voice directly to the controversy.

By January 8, 2014