A San Francisco judge yesterday ruled that RealNetworks' DVD-copying software RealDVD is in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), reports ChannelWeb. Fresh on the heels of the MPAA's win against RealNetworks, a California appellate court reversed a previous decision and sided with the DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA) against Kaleidescape, finding that the company was in violation of its contract.

Kaleidescape produces a home server that customers can use to store movies that can then be delivered to different systems around the house. Kaleidescape's products start around $8,000. Judge P.J. Rushing wrote the concurring opinion in...

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