Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] The Open Loop Library, a few questions
From: Speaker to Vegetables (speaker-to-vegetables_AT_pobox.com)
Date: Sun Dec 22 2002 - 08:35:48 EET
It's really more a political problem than a technical one, isn't it? MD5
checksums may still be useful as part of a strategy of making it clear
to all interested parties that one is doing what one can to keep
materials that are not legitimately publicly distributable out of the
library. Anyone who demands more than that has clearly abandoned
reasonableness and can only be dealt with by unreasonable means.
On Sunday 22 December 2002 12:59 am, Darren Landrum wrote:
> I was afraid of this, given my lack of knowledge of how MD5 checksums
> The fact is, though, is we need a way to nip possible piracy in the
> bud. This seems like a good idea, but maybe MD5 isn't the way to go.
> Are there any other ways we can "profile" a piece of audio?
> Darren Landrum
> On Saturday, December 21, 2002, at 03:44 PM, Taybin Rutkin wrote:
> > This might not be good enough. Modifying a file in the slightest
> > way will
> > change the MD5 enought to get past a filter, but not a lawyer.
> > It'll only
> > guard against innocent uploading, not malecious.
> > Taybin
> > --
> > http://www.piratesvsninjas.com
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