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Monday September 01, 2014

Patent Allows Watermarking of Already Encrypted Movies

Verance, the company behind Cinavia anti-piracy protection, has been awarded a new patent on a method of inserting watermarks into content that has already been compressed and encrypted.

The company behind the movie watermarking system known as Cinavia has been awarded a new anti-piracy patent. Among other things, the Verance invention seeks to track digital media as it's being distributed by adding identifying watermarks to encrypted content, without having to decrypt it first.