[linux-elitists] Sklyarov/DMCA for the masses

Jay Sulzberger jays@panix.com
Fri Aug 3 12:54:40 PDT 2001


On Fri, 3 Aug 2001, Don Marti wrote:

> begin Karsten M. Self quotation of Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 12:10:31PM -0700:
>
> > OK, running into another cognitive block.  My strong sense is:  copy
> > prevention *is* encryption, merely an application of.
>
> Crypto
> application   "Bob"              "Alice"      "Mallory"
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
> PGP            Bob                Alice        Agent Mallory,
>                                                Secret Police
>
> SSL browser    Bob's store, Inc.  Alice        M@ll0ry, 31337
>                                                cr3di7 c@ard
>                                                h@x0r!!!
>
> CSS            Bob Films, Inc.    Alice's*     Alice
>                                   DVD player
>
> e-book         Bob Press, Inc.    Alice's*     Alice
>                                   e-book
>                                   software
>
> (* as in "registered to Alice", not as in "developed by or under the
> control of Alice")
>
> --
> Don Marti      What do we want?  Free Dmitry!  When do we want it?  Now!

Yes.

oo--JS.




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