DRM

Seeing Yellow
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You probably didn’t realize that many color laser printers embed tiny yellow dots on each printed page. These tiny yellow dots amount to a “serial number” for each printer. Why would a printer manufacturer embed such a tracking system without the purchasers knowledge? Seeing Yellow is

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
DRM

TiVo Tells You How To Defeat Their DRM To Keep You From Canceling
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Want to cancel your TiVo? When you call to tell them about it, they might just try to teach you how to defeat their DRM in order to keep you as a customer. That’s what happened to Tino, and he wrote all about it…. read more | digg

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
DRM

Study: P2P effect on legal music sales “not statistically distinguishable from zero”
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According to an article by Ken Fisher over at Ars Technica, “A new study in the Journal of Political Economy by Felix Oberholzer-Gee and Koleman Strumpf has found that illegal music downloads have had no noticeable effects on the sale of music, contrary to the claims of the recording

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
DRM

AACS Hack Blamed on Bad Player Implementation
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Ars Technica article. According to a statement from the AACS LA, AACS has not been seriously compromised. read more | digg story

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
DRM

AACS Attack: a Clear and Present Danger to DRM
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Group that represents AACS downplays attack, however reality presents a stark future. read more | digg story

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
DRM