[ILUG] Question on an encryption system (using OSS)
bbrelin at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 20:07:06 IST 2005
That's about it. I don't particularly want to do DRM at all. It's as you
say, a marketing check-box.
On 9/13/05, Paul Jakma <paul at clubi.ie> wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Sep 2005, Braun Brelin wrote:
> > 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 can do.
> 1. Encrypt the file with a symmetric cipher and some secret key.
> 2. Share that file on P2P
> 3. Make users email you for the key
> 4. Tick your marketing check-box
> 5. Users just start sharing the decrypted file instead on P2P
> 6. Profit!
> > Braun
> Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie paul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
> A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many
> bad measures.
> -- Daniel Webster
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