I know that. You know that. anybody with any ounce of technical sense knows
that. Studio execs *don't* know that.
Studio execs control the vast majority of worthwhile content.
On 9/13/05, Justin Mason <jm at jmason.org> wrote:
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>>> Ah come on, this is DRM 101!
>> The problem is -- once *one* person breaks that high "barrier to copying",
> they can then produce a version of the product that's DRM-free and easily
> copiable. That version is then the one that's placed on P2P networks.
>> That exact scenario has been going on since the days of the Apple II.
>> - --j.
>> Braun Brelin writes:
> > It's not designed to be foolproof, just enough to make the barrier to
> > copying high enough to satisfy the big media boys...
> > I know that DRM is essentially a no-win proposition, but until the
> > thickheads at Sony, Paramount, etc figure that out, there's not much I
> > do.
> > Braun
> > On 9/13/05, Paul Jakma <paul at clubi.ie> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Braun Brelin wrote:
> > >
> > > > The concept is that I want people to be able to download the files,
> > > > but, if they want to view them, then they have to go through me to
> > > > get the key. The reason I want to use P2P is so that I don't have
> > > > to eat the costs of transferring the data. Braun
> > >
> > > How much do you care about the key being common and ending up on P2P?
> > > :) Even if you figure out a way to do it, what about the user putting
> > > the decrypted file on P2P?
> > >
> > > Some other model, which does not rely on the file itself to keep
> > > users honest, may be other - as someone else pointed out.
> > >
> > > regards,
> > > --
> > > Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
> > > Fortune:
> > > Information Processing:
> > > What you call data processing when people are so disgusted with
> > > it they won't let it be discussed in their presence.
> > >
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