If the disc is sold in the market, in a stall or underpass, the chance that you will buy pirated products is very large.Most of the licensed products are sold in specialty stores.It is necessary to pay attention to the time of occurrence of DVD-ROM, for example, if the movie is still in theaters, and you have a copy of the offer, it is absolutely pirated discs.
These discs are usually sold packed in gray plastic boxes with two or three spade holders.Piracy is generally sold in a completely black boxes with chetyrehlepestkovym holder (and the drive to remove from
it - is very problematic).Often pirate box quickly crack and fall apart.On the disc there are divorces, caused by uneven coating of the aluminum layer.
boxes with counterfeit disk you can hardly find a booklet or a description of the tracks that should be present.Printing is usually copied from the license disks, but the text is only partially translated from English, with pictures may look slightly blurry.On this disc colors are much brighter than a pirate.
signature drive - is engraved on the inner rim of the optical media.On the pirated discs, it might look like this: Mafia-1-DVD-4-DF-0017.Using a base of anti-piracy agencies, you can easily distinguish pirated release (in some cases, the pirates copy the signature of license disks).
addition to the signature on the drive there is other information (SID CODE), deposited during melting.Such information can not be changed or erased as it is brought to the surface of the mirror.SID CODE is issued in order to identify any licensed products plant (it is done for tax deductions).Pirate also plants such codes will never pose.
Another hallmark of pirated discs is the lack of a full dubbing into Russian.Instead, he recorded amateur translation of two voices (male and female) - are usually of low quality.
There is also another way by which you can distinguish pirate disk is guaranteed by a license.If you send a beam of a laser pointer on a real disk, you will see only a small bright spot, and it is on a pirate disk is necessarily accompanied by two parallel lines.
Tip 2: How to distinguish between a license disk
number of counterfeit products on the market of CD and DVD drives today far exceeds the number of licensed.Business built on the spread of pirated content is low cost and very profitable, which explains its volume in the market.However, buying a license drives , though not a big problem.
The first thing to pay attention to the place where the sale is made and the contents of the disks themselves .As a rule, license discs sold in specialized stores.Chance of purchase counterfeit goods increases dramatically when you buy in markets, transitions and other unsuitable places.There is no doubt in pirated media if it contains works of art (movies, music, etc.) only released in rent.Collections consisting of 8-12 films, almost always are pirated.
drives can distinguish packaging.Note the box: pirate carriers are usually packed in a box of black color, with a lot of flap holders, license also have a plastic bag or keep case transparent jewel case, may also be packed in gift cartons.
Printing pirated disks and license very different.Booklets to pirated versions either do not exist or are of poor quality print images and print are usually fuzzy, no watermarks.The simultaneous presence of the English (not related to the title of the content) and Russian also talks about the illegal origin of the carrier.Packages with the licensed products is generally present license agreement of the manufacturer.
inner rim on the license disk is applied signature (signature).In addition, it has a mirror SID CODE - information factory, the label is applied by watering and can not be changed.Pirate plants such labels are not applied.
Finally, pirated products are distributed at a price of 150 to 400-500r., Licensed the cost from 600 rubles., Disks with software can cost 2000-5000r.and more.