CD-ROM, piracy, and the emerging technology fix

Boden, Larry
September 1995
CD-ROM Professional;Sep95, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p68
Academic Journal
Focuses on counterfeiting of CD-ROMs. Impact of piracy on businesses; Overview of international software piracy; Fighting the good piracy fight; Examples of antipiracy enforcement at work; Serialization; Source Identification (SID) Codes; Data encryption; Noncopying embedded passwords. INSET: Piracy around the world: One war, four campaigns.; The overt....


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