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The Register breaking news

4C Entity partners with The Reg for copy protection alliance

The 4C Entity, responsible for the DVD CSS and CPRM technologies, announced today that The Register is to be the first publisher to enter into a wide-ranging content sharing and co-operative agreement.
The Register breaking news

Register secures landmark sponsor deal

April Fool The Register has this morning signed a landmark exclusive sponsorship deal with software giant Microsoft. The agreement - believed to be worth in excess of $20 million - will no doubt send shock waves through the world's IT community.