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Tuesday, May 1, 2007

DMCA makes (some) random numbers illegal

There is a bit of an uproar over the HD-DVD people’s attempts to preserve their “intellectual property” as well as Digg.com’s reaction to said attempt.

Basically, it comes down to a string of numbers and letters that are meaningless to humans. Combined with the correct software, hardware, and an HD-DVD disc, however, these numbers give access to the content of that disc.

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posted by Osugi Sakae at 21:39  

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