Anyone know about supposedly free software DRM?

Alex Hudson home at
Fri Nov 16 15:36:01 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 15:05 +0000, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> > to see if that could eventually work as a "real" free sw
> So, what's their current technique?  Do they withhold some of the source
> code?  Use EUCD/DMCA threats?

The ones I've seen are license distribution systems based on public key
crypto. So, you can revoke people's [device's] keys and effectively bar
them on a forward basis from the system. 

Most of these systems are very much not aimed at desktop general purpose



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