[linux-elitists] CPRM moves forward

Seth David Schoen schoen@loyalty.org
Mon Dec 25 11:56:02 PST 2000


If I'm right, CPRM in our hard drives would have no effect on Linux
users, except

- more expensive hard drives
- that subsidize lawsuits like _DVD CCA v. McLaughlin_
- no Linux support for certain media types (CD-ROMs with encrypted
  music, etc.) -- which is the status quo, but there would be a
  widespread technological framework for creating new ones.

-- 
Seth David Schoen <schoen@loyalty.org>  | And do not say, I will study when I
Temp.  http://www.loyalty.org/~schoen/  | have leisure; for perhaps you will
down:  http://www.loyalty.org/   (CAF)  | not have leisure.  -- Pirke Avot 2:5



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