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Submitted by justinbkerr 822d ago | news

How 4 Microsoft engineers proved that the “darknet” would defeat DRM

ARS Technica: Can digital rights management technology stop the unauthorized spread of copyrighted content? Ten years ago this month, four engineers argued that it can't, forever changing how the world thinks about piracy. Their paper, "The Darknet and the Future of Content Distribution" (available as a .doc here) was presented at a security conference in Washington, DC, on November 18, 2002. (Audio, Industry, Video)

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