Re: Copy Protection

Jessica Rosner (jrosner@kino.com)
Thu, 26 Apr 2001 14:45:33 -0700 (PDT)

I kind of like this idea. Sounds like something from Get Smart
Besides Eric you wouldn't be wanting to make copies anyway and any
evil patron who did would get their comeuppance.

Doubt it is for real though

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Jessica Rosner
Kino International
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NY NY 10018
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> From: Eric Fry <efry@shell.fastlane.net> > Reply-To: videolib@library.berkeley.edu > Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2001 13:02:40 -0700 (PDT) > To: Multiple recipients of list <videolib@library.berkeley.edu> > Subject: Copy Protection > > > Dear Fellow VIDEOLIBbers: > > A newly purchased video came across my desk this morning. On it, it > contained the following label: > > Warning: DO NOT COPY! > A VCR virus programmed on this videotape causes severe damage to recording > VCR; NHV not responsible for fire or other damage if duplication is > attempted. > > The orginal producer for the video is NHV which stands for National Health > Video, Inc. The distributor is Madera Cinevideo. > > I've never run across something like this before. I am inclined to > disbelieve it, but thought I would do the responsible thing and ASK first. > Your comments are welcome. > > Eric Fry > Multi-Media Manager > Fort Worth Public Library > efry@shell.fastlane.net > >