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Is RealDVD dispute really about a DVD jukebox?

When it comes to RealNetworks' strategy to offer consumers a digital alternative to movie discs, RealDVD is only one facet...

If Real wins the case, it would open the door for others to create devices without having to first seek studio approval. EFF's von Lohmann has long accused the MPAA, which he says has a long anti-innovation history going back to the Sony Betamax, of targeting RealDVD to preserve its business models rather than to protect movies from piracy.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009
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