Identifying Corrupt Media and Tools

MJ Ray markj at
Tue Dec 24 19:14:25 UTC 2002

Seth Johnson <seth.johnson at> wrote:
> [...] The problem being how does one check whether a piece of hardware has
> DRM in it or in any way restricts one's freedoms -- preferably before
> buying it?

Ask the salesman?  If they mislead, I believe you can return the equipment
as "not fit for purpose" in the UK at least.  For a different reason, I have
done this with so-called "software modems" in the past.

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