[linux-elitists] (forw) DVD Jon innocent
Karsten M. Self
Wed Jan 8 13:56:39 PST 2003
on Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 01:42:11PM -0500, Aaron Sherman (email@example.com) wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 20:57, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > I caught this on the BBC's World this afternoon. The news announcer
> > mis-read CSS as a copy-protection scheme, when in fact it is a
> > playback-prevention scheme.
> > Reducation requested. The World's email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
> CSS is neither; it's an encryption technology for DVD-media. Period.
Technology is applied science or knowledge. The commercial purpose of
this application are largely pointed at region coding. CSS owes its
commercial existence to its use as a playback prevention technology.
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