Anyone know about supposedly free software DRM?

Hanno Böck ml at
Sat Nov 17 15:11:16 UTC 2007

Am Freitag 16 November 2007 schrieb Ciaran O'Riordan:
> Any info or pointers appreciated, ta.

The only way it could work is the "tivo-ization", meaning you have some kind 
of software where you can get the source, you're also allowed to modify the 
source, but you can't run the modified source, because your hardware will 
stop it from working without some kind of signature.

But to call this "free software" is imho a big fat lie, because it's 
completely bogus to allow something and afterwards make it technically 
impossible. And the "freedom to modify" should mean I'm able to modify it, 
not only allowed to where I can't do it in reality.

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