You'll have to keep dusting off those stacks and shelves of DVDs for the foreseeable future--and maybe forever.
Kaleidescape, a company that has long sought to help consumers create copies of their DVDs and store the digital files to a media server, has lost another legal battle.
In 2004, the DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA) sued Kaleidescape. That group, which includes all the major Hollywood studios and some consumer electronics companies, licenses the anticopying protections on DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
The DVD CCA accused Kaleidescape of violating the terms of the CCA license when it began releasing servers … Read more