Philips developing technology to protect digital-video

Posted on Friday, Feb 11 2005 @ 15:56 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Philips is developing a new "fingerprinting" technlogy aimed to block the transfer of copyrighted digital-video files on the internet.
The technique would be similar to technology already being used to track and prevent copying of music files on some university networks. Philips' audio fingerprinting technology is central to Napster founder Shawn Fanning's new company Snocap, which aims to turn file-swapping networks into digital-song stores.
More info at Cnet


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