Copyright Defender Macrovision to Buy Gemstar-TV Guide

Macrovision, the guys who made all your VHS tapes go squirrelly when you tried to tether two decks and copy away, announced today it would buy Gemstar-TV Guide, programming guide maker and inventor of cutting-edge VCR Plus technology, for $2.8 billion. Why? you ask, as that familiar Big Brother sensation returns to… » 12/07/07 9:29am 12/07/07 9:29am