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Ubisoft uPlay Hacked To Offer Unlimited Access To PC Games

04/09/2013, Ah – another day, another video game digital platform hacked. This time, the platform that has been hacked is Ubisoft’s uPlay which has allowed hackers to access to the company’s complete line-up of PC games as well as titles that have...

iPubsoft removes DRM from your ebooks

07/29/2011, Digital rights management (DRM) was one of the methods introduced in order to help combat the piracy of digital media, such as ebooks and MP3s. Unfortunately DRM also limits how you go about sharing your files, which can be troublesome if you were hoping...

Gameloft modifies DRM policies

05/18/2011, Gameloft, one of the biggest names in mobile gaming has been heavily criticized due to its archaic DRM policies. Users who downloaded their games weren’t allowed to easily redownload them in the event that they upgraded their devices. It would...

Amazon announces DRM for their app store

03/07/2011, Amazon has just made public their plans for their upcoming app store. The main difference the Amazon app store will have from the Android Market is that apps sold on the Amazon app store will have Digital Rights Management (DRM) to prevent piracy. The DRM...

VLC removed from App Store, now available on Cydia

01/09/2011, Many iPad and iPhone owners out there were probably overjoyed when the multi-format video player VLC arrived on the iOS platform. Issues immediately appeared over the program’s licensing and there was probably only one likely outcome to the whole issue...

Intel Insider Protects Video Content

01/02/2011, [CES 2011] Intel Insider is a technology that is being introduced with the Second Generation Core Processor family. It is embedded in the graphics chip inside the new Core i3/i5/i7 processors, and it allows video content to remain protected (from piracy)...

Samsung Promises Blu-ray Fix in September

08/26/2010, Samsung is promising a fix to its Blu-ray players in an issue that we had reported on earlier, where titles from Universal and Warner Bros. refuse to play. The company apologizes to users and is promising a fix in September. The problem occurred as a...

Ubisoft’s Controversial DRM Hacked

04/22/2010, If you’re a gamer that purchases original games (like we all should), then you’re probably familiar with the troublesome DRM (digital rights management) features that are stuffed into games in order to circumvent piracy. Ubisoft’s...

Samsung To Use Microsoft’s PlayReady DRM In Its Devices

04/15/2010, DRM (digital rights management) generally doesn’t get a warm response from consumers, but tech companies often have to include DRM to safeguard digital property, and Samsung has announced that it will partner with Microsoft to apply...

Ubisoft Thinks That You Should Be Online To Play Your Games

01/28/2010, This probably isn’t going to go down well with many folks out there. It seems that, in order to combat piracy, Ubisoft has decided that every time you want to play your game, it has to phone back to Ubisoft before you’re given permission to...

Amazon Kindle Files Hacked To Be DRM Free?

12/22/2009, DRM is never welcomed by the end users, and it seems that there are folks who aren’t happy with the DRM on the Amazon Kindle as well. An Israeli hacker seems to have managed to come up with a hack for the Kindle, breaking the DRM protection and...

Avatar 3D Preview Borked By DRM Issues

12/18/2009, Could his be another indication that DRM isn’t welcome in this day and age? We’re talking about the problems that several theaters in Germany experienced after they tried to screen the 3D versions of Avatar with problematic encryption for...

Disney To Offer Buy Once View Anywhere?

10/24/2009, DRM is almost public enemy number one on the Internet, and there’s certainly plenty of justification for people’s hatred towards it. Disney might be looking a way to make things a little easier for us, with a new content ownership scheme...