[cc-licenses] short short anti-tpm
Discussion on the Creative Commons license drafts
cc-licenses at lists.ibiblio.org
Thu Oct 5 02:36:43 EDT 2006
> just means the TPM wrapper recognizes a hash-signature on the content).
> OTOH, this is probably a lot more work for Dave than producing a generic
> wrapper, so maybe it's enough of a deterrant.
Most, if not all multimedia file formats have space for comments. DAVE
DRM Monopolist could simply toss an encrypted digital signature in one
of those comment fields, and neglect to mention that the hardware only
plays content that has that digital signature. And have the error that
is displayed be somewhat cryptic (EG: "RLE Data error"), so that people
think that the file is corrupt, and not simply lacking the required
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