CopySense® Basic Delivers High Quality Copyright Media Detection Service for Small-to-Medium UGC Websites

Los Gatos, CA, April 8, 2008 Audible Magic Corporation, a leading provider of content management services to the digital media and entertainment industries, today announced availability of a free version of it’s CopySense Content Identification Service called CopySense Basic, targeted at smaller websites.

“By offering an affordable service that identifies copyrighted content, we’ve eliminated a significant legal and financial barrier in building and funding new UGC websites,” said Vance Ikezoye, Founder and CEO of Audible Magic. “We expect this action will encourage stronger growth of successful UGC sites, increasing the overall market with which we hope to do business.”

The free CopySense Basic service, provided by Audible Magic servers, enables website owners to take a fingerprint of unknown content and check that against Audible Magic database of registered copyright content. A response is returned if the content owner has registered a business rule associated with its copyrighted content. This enables the site to block protected content. Companies may use CopySense Basic for a single domain and up to 300 transactions per day.

To get access to CopySense Basic, website owners register their sites at and within a few hours can be up and running.

Audible Magic offers additional and affordable services for larger websites or multi-domain companies that have greater needs; require revenue enhancement services such as access to meta data; or require customization of the service to meet their business needs.

Audible Magic Corporation provides content management and anti-piracy services to the media and entertainment industries as well as business, governmental, and educational institutions. The company’s offerings utilize patented content identification technologies and an extensive reference database of audio and video content that includes one of the largest collections of copyrighted digital song recording fingerprints in the world. Its digital technology and services were designed to monitor, track, manage, filter and monetize digital content in all its forms. The company has been actively providing services for the Web 2.0 user-generated content video sharing sites including MySpace, Microsoft (Soapbox), and YouTube as well as Bebo,, Dada, Dailymotion, eSnips, Eyespot, GoFish, and Sony Pictures’ Crackle. The company also has agreements with Nokia, Viacom’s MTV Networks (MTVN), VideoEgg, ZVUE Corporation and the Harry Fox Agency, a leading U.S. music rights organization. Corporate partners include EMI Recorded Music, Palisade Systems, Sony/BMG Music, Universal Music Group, V2 Music, Warner Music Group, and EMI Recorded Music. Audible Magic is also employed by iMesh and PlayLouder MSP music service. Audible Magic products include the CopySense P2P Plug-In, CopySense Network Appliance, and RepliCheck.

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