From: Chris Friesen (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 17:13:20 EST

Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 01:15:48AM -0800, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> > CPU(crypto)<->Memory(crypto)<->Framebuffer(crypto)
> > ata(clean)<->diskcontroller(crypto)<->Memory(crypto)<->CPU(crypto)
> > scsi(crypto)<->diskcontroller(crypto)<->Memory(crypto)<->CPU(crypto)
> > CPU(crypto)<->Bridge(crypto)<->Memory(crypto)
> >
> > Just watch and see!
> Why would crypto help at all?

That's just the point! The hardware manufacturers are going to implement the
crypto so that only valid digitally signed files can be played on that hardware,
and there will be crypto at every step to try and prevent people from getting at
the unencrypted bytestream.

They want to keep us from doing cd/mp3 or DVD/DivX type conversions.

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