MySpace to Launch Video Filtering System

Monday, February 12, 2007

The popular online hangout MySpace said Monday it
will experiment with a video-filtering system designed to block clips
containing copyright materials.

MySpace is licensing technology
from Audible Magic Corp., which late last year obtained rights to a
system for scanning video clips and looking for signature vectors —
such as a unique digital fingerprint — to compare with vectors stored
in a database. Video can be blocked from appearing on MySpace when
there is a match.

The video system supplements audio filtering MySpace already has in place to block unauthorized music uploads....

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