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Post Posted: Wed May 28, 2003 10:29 pm   
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Hollywood's major movie studios on Thursday turned up the legal heat on makers of DVD copying software, squaring off against one company in a California court and suing five others in New York.

In the latest development, lawyers for Paramount Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox Film filed for an injunction in U.S. District Court in New York to bar five companies from selling DVD copying software.

The suit names Internet Enterprises, RDestiny, HowtocopyDVDs.com, DVDBackupbuddy.com and DVDSqueeze.com as defendants. None could immediately be reached for comment.

Meanwhile, in federal court in San Francisco, lawyers for other film companies argued that the DVD X Copy and DVD Copy Plus software made by 321 Studios cannot be legal because it violates copyright law.

Both suits center on the same basic issue of whether selling DVD-copying software is illegal under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act as the studios claim, or whether it is legal under "fair use'' provisions of U.S. copyright law as the companies assert.

Last year, in its preemptory suit, St. Louis-based 321 asked a federal judge to rule its software did not violate the DMCA. The studios, under the Motion Picture Association of America, countersued seeking a summary judgment to dismiss the case.

On Thursday, Judge Susan Illston of U.S. District Court in San Francisco heard arguments from attorneys and then adjourned to consider the case, according to both sides. The judge did not say when she might issue a ruling.

At stake in both cases, the movie studios argue, are potentially billions of dollars in lost future revenue if people can make perfect, digital copies of movies on DVD and then put the movies in digital files stored on the Internet to be distributed around the world for free.

The studios involved in the 321 suit are various divisions of Sony, AOL Time Warner, Walt Disney, Vivendi Universal, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Pixar Animation Studios and Saul Zaentz Co.

Paramount Pictures is a unit of Viacom, and Twentieth Century Fox is part of the Fox Entertainment Group unit of News Corp.

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Post Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2003 5:18 pm   
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I have been using DVDXCOPY for about a year now and It works great for all of my movies. 321 has taken great steps in trying to prevent a problem with the studios.
The product is great and I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting an easy solution for copying DVD movies.

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