[linux-elitists] Ten years later...

Ilan Rabinovitch ilan at fonz.net
Wed May 27 01:11:42 PDT 2009


On 5/26/09 8:49 PM, Don Marti wrote:
> begin Jonathan Corbet quotation of Tue, May 26, 2009 at 09:20:41PM -0600:
>    
>> On Tue, 26 May 2009 19:02:33 -0700
>> Don Marti<dmarti at zgp.org>  wrote:
>>
>>      
>>> I found myself putting this product back on
>>> the shelf:
>>>
>>>    http://www.123copydvd.com/products/gold/
>>>
>>>    "123 Copy DVD Gold is our flagship product. It
>>>    can do anything you can think of when it comes to
>>>    copying, converting or transferring all of your
>>>    favorite DVDs and video files to any device or
>>>    media you wish."
>>>        
>> Interesting.  I was sure that this was the company that filed a
>> preemptive lawsuit against the DVDCCA so that it could sell its DVD
>> copier in peace.  But, no, that was 321 Studios.  Silly me, I don't
>> know how I could get that confused.
>>
>> 	http://w2.eff.org/IP/DMCA/MGM_v_321Studios/
>>
>> I don't really know how that came out...
>>      
> That was the DVD X Copy people.  They had a product
> out from December 2002 through February 2004, when
> they had to stop selling it because of an injunction.
>
>    
Isn't RealNetworks in legal battles over a similar, but DRM encumbered, 
application for backing up DVDs?


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