An Israeli security firm has developed a smart-card based copy protection technology that it claims can prevent software piracy.



The technology, called OpSecure from start-up firm Doc-Witness, features a smart card embedded within an optical disc, which can run on conventional PC CD or DVD drives.



However the embedded smart card, which is needed to decrypt the disc’s content, will frustrate any attempts to copy the disc.



According to Doc-Witness, OpSecure provides a solution that solves the four aspects of software piracy: copying, sharing, counterfeiting, and faking IDs. More here.