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RE1 Content Protection

RE CPSA Version 1

Under CPSA, Adopter will be granted a license under trade secrets and copyrights embodies in the Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Copy Protection System Specifications for following categorized products.CPSA includes Compliance Rules and Robustness Rules as a part of contract.


Current Key Issuance Center

*Panasonic decided to cease operation of the Key Issuance Center on July 1st 2006. Accordingly, please contact to Sony Key Issuance Center about key distribution for Content Protection of BD Rewritable Format Version 1 from now on.

Sony Key Issuance Center


Licensing Department(Key Issuance Center)
Sony Corporation 18th Floor
1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan



+81 3 6748 3544


*Before purchasing the key, registration at designated KIC prior to purchase is required.


1. Licensed Product Category

The content protection system license will cover following four categories of products :



Blu-ray Disc Blank Rewritable Media


Blu-ray Disc Recorder / Player


Blu-ray Disc Component


Blu-ray Disc Manufacturing Equipment / Blu-ray Disc Testers



*Note: CPSA is necessary if the product implements at least part of the CPS for Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Ver.1 Specifications.


2. Annual Administration Fee for CPSA

The annual administration fee $12,000 for the first category; $8,000 for the second; and $4,000 for the third. Charges for Set of Device key and / or Renewal Key Block are not included.

3. Specification of Content Protection

Content Protection System for Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Specifications