Patent Number: 8,576,682

Title: Method and apparatus for preventing data reproducibility

Abstract: Provided are a method and an apparatus to prevent reproducibility of data with respect to an optical information storage medium. The method includes recording patterns with respect to the optical information storage medium using irradiated light so as prevent reproduction of the data. The patterns may cause an error or a malfunction when attempting to access the data of the optical information storage medium so as to prevent the reproduction of the data.

Inventors: Cho; Won Ik (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology Korea Corporation

International Classification: G11B 19/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017