[sf-lug] Fwd: HDMInsult

Bobbie Sellers bliss at sfo.com
Sat Sep 25 09:09:43 PDT 2010

  Thought this might be of interest.

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Subject: 	HDMInsult
Date: 	Fri, 24 Sep 2010 17:51:49 -0400
From: 	Defective by Design <info at defectivebydesign.org>
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To: 	Bobbie Sellers <bliss at sfo.com>

# Intel's latest DRM fiasco

Once again, we're seeing boneheaded reactions to the failure of a DRM scheme. DRM is largely ineffective against large-scale unauthorized copying going on in Eastern Europe and Asia, and yet the large media companies are happy to parade the opposite as the truth. Instead of admitting their real goal of disrupting legitimate uses and restricting customers as much as possible -- forcing them to repeatedly purchase the same records, movies and TV shows again and again -- they pretend that this is technological progress.

As you may have heard in the news, Intel is now threatening legal
action against people using the recently discovered master key for

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