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  • Dec 22nd, 2015 @ 10:23am

    Re: Mike, you just don't seem to get it (as Nageki)

    I don't think you get it DannyB, the whole point of the article is that what the NSA wants is what has happened here. So their claims that a "golden key" would work are ludicrous... Yes, they want a backdoor that only the "good guys" can use, but the problem is any backdoor that has a key can be gotten into by anyone with the same key. If you have one, whether you're a "good guy" or a "bad guy", you can open the lock. Also, who's to say that "good guy" is good 100% of the time? We have LoveInt for a reason... (don't know what it is? look it up!)

  • Aug 5th, 2015 @ 3:26pm

    Re: Not Fair.

    I think the reason no one has responded to "Capt ICE Enforcer"'s comment is that is absolutely ridiculous to think in this manner... At least your last sentence. The first part makes sense, but that last sentence doesn't follow with the logic above it... This does show that the US is not taking the high road, that would mean that we should make this known, not "redact" it. It shows us that the people who's job it is to enact the will of the people (You and I and all the other US citizens) not the will of corporations. That should be shouted from the highest mountain tops, not hidden under a rug.

  • Aug 5th, 2015 @ 3:06pm

    One more thing about a hash filter (as Nageki)

    Hashes are not exclusive to one file or another. It's a way to check if a file has been changed, it is not a form of identification for a file. Many different files will necessarily have the same hash. So, not only will it not STOP the sharing of those files (the slight modifications mentioned in the OP) it will catch files that have nothing to do with the files the RIAA wants to prevent from being shared.

  • Mar 6th, 2014 @ 3:28pm

    Re: Microsoft uses DRM sucessfully hundreds of millions of times. (as Nageki)

    Um... Microsoft's DRM has been broken over and over again... It also has been used to infect computers with malware as a previous poster commented... Your statement is incorrect. There is no "done right" with DRM, it is inherently flawed.