Daily Archives: April 25, 2009

Joseph Menn

The major movie studios told a US federal judge in San Francisco today that new software from RealNetworks threatens serious harm to the DVD sales that are a major source of their profits.

The $30 RealDVD program allows users to make backup copies of commercial DVDs and store them on their hard drives, which on the surface is the type of activity that courts have determined to be “fair use.” Read more >>