Recording apparatus capable of preventing illegal copying, recording method and recording medium


Application Number: 00126061
Application Date: 2000.08.29
Publication Number: 1286468
Publication Date: 2001.03.07
Priority Information: 1999/8/30 JP 243457/99
International: G11B19/02
Applicant(s) Name: Sony Corp.
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Inventor(s) Name: Hirai Atsushi
Patent Agency Code: 11105
Patent Agent: huang xiaolin
Abstract A digital watermark detection circuit detects a digital watermark inserted in an input signal. When the digital watermark detection circuit detects a digital watermark indicating the prohibition of duplication, a record controlling circuit controls a recording circuit and a recording drive to stop recording and prohibit recording for a predetermined time.