Digimarc News

| Apr 13, 2004

Digital Watermarking proven effective enforcement tool in the Academy Awards screeners case

by User Not Found | Apr 13, 2004

Forensic analysis of the films posted on the Internet revealed that many of the movies were derived from Academy screeners that had been embedded with a new digital watermark that discretely identifies individual screening tapes. This watermark on all seven movies linked them to actor Carmine Caridi, who admitted sending copies of his screeners to Sprague in Illinois.