TPM coming to Canada

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at
Wed Apr 2 20:58:44 EST 2003

M Taylor <mctylr at> writes:

>It appears that TPM is being seriously considered by Copyright Policy Branch
>of Canadian Heritage, and has announced a paper by  Dr. Ian Kerr and others. 
>It mentions a nice top heavy certificate rich method or a DMCA like law as
>two TPMs that might work in their opinion.
>I'm afraid I'll have to start writing letters to government and non-
>government groups to inform them of issues beyond revenue control issues
>(like creator's rights and consumer protection).

A better suggestion for killing it: Write letters strongly encouraging the
PKI-based method.


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