Macrovision buying BD+

TradingMarkets reports that Macrovision is buying BD+ from Cryptography Research, Inc for $45 million. Well, technically they are buying “certain technology assets”, which will include owning Self-Protecting Digital Content (SPDC), which is the basis for BD+ as used on Blu-ray Discs.

The purchase includes certain Cryptography Research’s patents, security software code, and related third party customer and partner agreements. Macrovision will also hire certain CRI employees involved in the technology.


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