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SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 3, 2002

Appoints Daniel Stickel as New Senior Vice President and General

Manager of Its Globetrotter Software Division, and Mark Belinsky as

Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy

Macrovision Corporation (Nasdaq:MVSN), the world leader in electronic license management, digital rights management (DRM) and copy protection technologies, announced today that Daniel E. Stickel has joined Macrovision as its new senior vice president and general manager of the Globetrotter Software Division. Reporting directly to president and CEO Bill Krepick, Mr. Stickel brings over 15 years of software development and executive management experience in the high technology industry. Mark Belinsky, who has served as the Globetrotter Software Division's senior vice president and general manager since 2000, has been appointed senior vice president of corporate strategy and will be responsible for leading Macrovision's efforts related to digital watermarking for copy control applications.

"The enterprise software business is a key strategic component of Macrovision's business. Dan's extensive software industry experience and proven track record will help us take our Globetrotter division to the next level of success," said Krepick. "The addition of Dan also enables us to move Mark Belinsky into a position where he can combine his knowledge of the information technology and consumer electronics industries, and Internet e-commerce, with his knowledge of content owners' requirements for digital-to-digital copyright management and copy protection to make our digital watermarking initiatives a success."

Mr. Stickel was previously president of Conomae Corporation, a wireless broadband venture, and before that, executive vice president and general manager at AltaVista, where he helped transform their search engine software into a leading product in the enterprise market, contributing to record $270M+ corporate revenues.

Prior to AltaVista, Mr. Stickel co-founded K2 Technologies, a Silicon Valley company specializing in data integration and analysis software, acquired by E.W. Blanch in 1998. Mr. Stickel stayed on as SVP Software Products for E.W. Blanch, launching several new e-commerce initiatives and helping E.W. Blanch reach almost $250M in annual revenues.

Before K2, Mr. Stickel spent 9 years at Delfin Systems, a high-tech manufacturer of both advanced hardware and software systems, where he served as vice president and general manager of the Decision Systems Division.

Mr. Stickel has 2 degrees from Harvard, including a Masters degree in computer science. He got his start at AT&T Bell Laboratories, and was the personal recipient of the Ziff Davis award for Desktop Accessory of the Year.

About Macrovision

Macrovision Corporation develops and markets electronic license management, digital rights management (DRM) and copy protection technologies for the enterprise software, consumer software, home video and music markets. Its Globetrotter Software Division's electronic license management (ELM) solutions for business software applications have been licensed to over 2,500 ISV's (independent software vendors) and Global 2000 enterprises worldwide. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., with international headquarters in London and Tokyo, Macrovision can be found on the Internet at For more information on Globetrotter solutions visit

This press release may contain "forward-looking" statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. A number of factors could cause Macrovision's actual results to differ from anticipated results expressed in such forward-looking statements. Such factors are addressed in Macrovision's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (available at Macrovision assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

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