FC: Hollywood wants to plug "analog hole," regulate A-D conve rters

Steven M. Bellovin smb at research.att.com
Wed May 29 18:35:13 EDT 2002

In message <F504A8CEE925D411AF4A00508B8BE90A01E90E84 at exna07.securitydynamics.co
m>, "Trei, Peter" writes:
>Actually, it's unlikely that anyone would embed watermarks in billboard
>ads, or in ads in general. Copying an ad is usually a Good Thing from
>the advertiser's point of view - more exposure. It's only the program
>material which needs protection.

In other words, an ad-skipping device should skip anything not 
watermarked, since those are ads....

What's your threat model, and what are *all* the implications of it?

		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me)
		http://www.wilyhacker.com ("Firewalls" book)

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