Re: Software protection scheme may boost new game sales

2003-10-13 Thread Jerrold Leichter
| I've not read the said article just yet, but from that direct quote as | the copy degrades... I can already see the trouble with this scheme: | their copy protection already fails them. They allow copies to be made | and rely on the fact that the CDR or whatever media, will eventually |

Software protection scheme may boost new game sales

2003-10-11 Thread Steve Schear
Companies are using a new software protection system, called Fade, to protect their intellectual property from software thieves. Fade is being introduced by Macrovision, which specializes in digital rights management, and the British games developer Codemasters. What the program does is make

Re: Software protection scheme may boost new game sales

2003-10-11 Thread Sunder
Yawn... This is no different than any of the copy protection schemes employed in the 1980's on then popular home computers such as the commodore 64. Hindsight is 20/20 and recalls, all of these were broken within weeks if not months. Nibbler copiers and other programs were quickly built that