Copy protection
Copy protection, also known as content protection, copy prevention and copy restriction, is any effort designed to prevent the reproduction of software, films, music, and other media, usually for copy...
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Compact Disc and DVD copy protection
CD/DVD copy protection is a blanket term for various methods of copy protection for CDs and DVDs. Such methods include DRM, CD-checks, Dummy Files, illegal tables of contents, over-sizing or over-bur...
Digital watermarking
A digital watermark is a kind of marker covertly embedded in a noise-tolerant signal such as audio or image data. It is typically used to identify ownership of the copyright of such signal. "Watermark...
Pirate Pay
Pirate Pay is a tool set for the copy protection and content management of torrents for media content authors and publishers. Pirate Pay was founded in Russia in 2011. Currently, Pirate Pay operates o...
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Broadcast encryption
Broadcast encryption is the cryptographic problem of delivering encrypted content (e.g. TV programs or data on DVDs) over a broadcast channel in such a way that only qualified users (e.g. subscribers ...
Software protection dongle
A software protection dongle (commonly known as a dongle or key) is an electronic copy protection and content protection device which, when attached to a computer or other electronic appliance, unlock...
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Copyright protection
The term copyright protection may refer to two things:
DCS Copy Protection
DCS Copy Protection Ltd is a UK company that licenses proprietary content protection technology. It is a direct competitor to Rovi (formerly Macrovision) in the field of analogue copy protection.DCS C...
Lenslok
Lenslok is a copy protection mechanism found in some computer games and other software on the 8-bit Atari computers, Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Sinclair QL, MSX and Amstrad CPC. The most famo...
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Black Book (Non-Standard Disc Format)
Black Book is an unofficial designation of optical disc (OD) formats that defy official standards for CD, DVD, HD DVD and Blu-ray Discs. Most formats considered Black Book are formats used for video g...
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FlexNet Publisher
FlexNet Publisher (formerly known as FLEXlm) is a software license manager from Flexera Software which implements license management and is intended to be used in corporate environments to provide flo...
Advanced Access Content System
The Advanced Access Content System (AACS) is a standard for content distribution and digital rights management, intended to restrict access to and copying of the post-DVD generation of optical discs. ...
Kan't Kopy paper
Kan't Kopy safety paper is a type of security paper printed with a patented moiré pattern in order to resist counterfeiting original documents. It has an embedded mark making copying obvious, even det...
Data position measurement
Data position measurement (DPM) is a copy protection mechanism that operates by measuring the physical location of data on an optical disc. Stamped CDs are perfect clones and always have the data at t...
Key2Audio
key2audio is a copy restriction system for Audio CDs, developed by Sony DADC. The system gained notoriety after it was discovered that one can effectively disable the system by tracing the outer edge ...
Cinavia
Cinavia, originally called Verance Copy Management System for Audiovisual Content (VCMS/AV), is an analog watermarking and steganography system under development by Verance since 1999, and released in...
Code wheel
A code wheel is a type of copy protection used on older computer games, often those published in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It evolved from the original "manual protection" system in which the p...
Tagès
Tagès is a software copy protection system, jointly developed, at first, by MPO and the Thales Group (formerly known as Thomson-CSF) starting in 1999. Its method of protection has since been described...
Bozo bit
The term bozo bit has been used in two contexts. Initially a weak copy protection system in the 1980s Apple Macintosh Operating System, the term "flipping the bozo bit" was later reused to describe a ...
ILok
The iLok or InterLok is a copy protection method developed and manufactured by PACE Anti-Piracy which utilizes a USB dongle and an online registration system. It enables a licensed user of a software ...
Digimarc
Digimarc is a digital watermarking technology provider enabling embedding of information into many forms of content, including printed material, audio, video, imagery, and certain objects. Digimarc te...
List of Compact Disc and DVD copy protection schemes
This is a list of notable copy protection schemes for CD and DVD.For other medias, see List of Copy Protection Schemes.
CD-Cops Requires the user to enter CD-code (or reads embedded CD-code) that...
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List of Compact Discs sold with Extended Copy Protection
The following compact discs, sold by Sony BMG, were shipped with the computer software known as Extended Copy Protection (XCP). As a result, any Microsoft Windows computer that has been used to play t...
BD+
BD, Bd or bd may refer to:
FADE
FADE (or DEGRADE) is digital restrictions management software developed by Codemasters. It operates by detecting if a game has been pirated, and initially allows the player to use the game normally. ...
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List of copy protection schemes
This is a list of notable copy protection schemes for various medias.
Dongle Hardware key containing electronic serial number required to run the software; relatively expensive and has no recover...
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), is a form of digital copy protection developed by Intel Corporation to prevent copying of digital audio and video content as it travels across connect...
Distil Networks
Distil Networks is an Internet company based in Arlington, Virginia, that provides Web content protection systems. Their products and services try to avoid web scraping or data scraping, wherein autom...
Traitor tracing
Traitor tracing is a copyright infringement detection system which works by tracing the source of leaked files rather than by direct copy protection. The method is that the distributor adds a unique s...