Complete Definition of "regional lockout"

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Etymology
Coined by the video game community and opponents of the lockout practice. The practice originated with the video game industry and was devised by the video game industry and was later adopted by the film industry with the advent of DVDs.

Noun
en-noun|sg=regional lockout

  1. The programming practice, code, or chip used to prevent the playing of imported media on a domestically marketed device.

Related terms
regional converter
region free

Translations
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trans-top|prevents the playing of imported media on a domestically marketed device
Chinese: 地方停工 (defang ting-gong)
Dutch: regionale uitsluiting
French: verrouillage régional, codage régional
German: regionale Aussperrung
Greek: περιφερειακή ανταπεργία (periphereiaké antapergía)
Italian: bloccaggio regionale, codifica regionale
Japanese: 地方閉鎖 (chihōheisa)
Korean: 지역 차단 (jiyeok chadan)
trans-mid
Latin: obstructio regionalis nominative, obstructionis regionalis genitive; encryptio regionalis nominative, encryptionis regionalis ''genitive
Russian:
*Cyrillic: регионарное замыкание, регионарное зашифрование
*Roman: regionarnoye zamykaniye, regionarnoye zashifrovaniye
Spanish: cierre regional, codificación regional
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