Industry Group Sues Maker Of Home Entertainment Network

Law360, New York (December 10, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- An industry group that licenses scrambling software for DVDs has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the maker of a home entertainment system that allows consumers to access DVD movies from anywhere in their home.

The DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA), a non-profit corporation with ties to DVD manufacturers and entertainment companies, filed the lawsuit against privately held Kaleidescape, alleging misuse of the association's proprietary copy protection technology, known as the Content Scramble System (CSS).

DVD CCA’s complaint, filed in California Superior Court, Santa Clara...
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