Second-tier CD-R disc makers feel pressure to accept Veeza
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Second-tier CD-R disc makers feel pressure to accept Veeza

Second-tier makers of optical discs in Taiwan are feeling increasing pressure to comply with Veeza, Philips' new licensing scheme for its CD-R patents, following acceptance of the scheme by the two top makers CMC Magnetics and Ritek, according to industry sources. Philips, in a strong attempt to promote Veeza, has dissuaded global leading brands of CD-R discs from importing unlicensed discs, warning that such discs will subject to confiscation by custom officials, the sources indicated.

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