New lawsuits against DVD backup/copying software companies

Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox have filed in a New York court against Tritton Technologies, QOJ, World Reach and Proto Ventures. They are asking the court to halt sales of their software, and are seeking unspecified monetary damages. The software is sold both in US retail stores or online.

Tritton distribute CopyWare, a DVD backup/copying application created by UK software company Redxpress that we’ve covered previously.

The Motion Picture Association of America is currently in legal actions against 321 Studio and their DVD X Copy software both in the US and the UK. In a interview with, Rob Semaan, CEO of 321 Studios told us that they intend to vigorously defend both cases which he felt were attacking the consumers Fair Rights usage. The film industry views the software as tools for piracy.