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An analog video copy protection scheme that alters the unseen part of a video signal such that a VCR or other macrovision enabled device may not record the video signal properly. There are several types:<br>- Automatic Gain Control<br>- 2-line color stripe<br>- 4-line color stripe<br><br>Symptoms of this include picture fading in and out or color banding of the signal.<br><br>