SOURCE: ClearPlay

July 10, 2006 09:20 ET

ClearPlay Responds to CleanFlicks Ruling

Disappointed by Court Ruling Against Its Competition

SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 10, 2006 --Even though it could clear the field of all competitors, ClearPlay would rather have the courts allow companies that edit DVD's to continue operations. ClearPlay CEO Bill Aho expressed concern over Thursday's summary judgment ruling from the District Court of Colorado, which favored Hollywood studios and ordered an immediate injunction against CleanFilms, CleanFlicks and other companies that edit and resell DVD's. "While it may be good for ClearPlay Inc., it's bad for parents," said Aho. "Moms and dads need all the help they can get to protect their kids, and these companies were providing a valuable service."

ClearPlay's unique movie filtering technology was protected by Congress with The Family Movie Act of 2005, and was not affected by yesterday's ruling. ClearPlay works as a feature in a DVD player to filter regular DVD's from sex, violence and profanity. CleanFilms, CleanFlicks and others sell or rent edited copies of DVD's, which the courts deemed a copyright violation.

Unless the courts grant a stay of injunction, ClearPlay will have the only product on the market that offers a legal filtered alternative for popular Hollywood movies. The company currently has filters for 2000 movies, with new titles available every week. ClearPlay is also licensing its movie product, as well as other leading-edge parental control technologies, to multiple markets in media and consumer electronics.

About ClearPlay

ClearPlay Inc., incorporated in 2001, develops advanced parental control technologies for consumer electronic products, including DVD players and recorders, TV's, cable and set-top boxes, digital video recorders, etc. ClearPlay DVD players and Filters can be purchased at retail outlets and at www.ClearPlay.com.

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