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CD DRM: Threat Models and Business Models

Monty Solomon (
Tue, 24 Jan 2006 08:41:16 -0500

by Ed Felten

Alex and I are working on an academic paper, "Lessons from the Sony CD
DRM Episode", which will analyze several not-yet-discussed aspects of
the XCP and MediaMax CD copy protection technologies, and will try to
put the Sony CD episode in context and draw lessons for the
future. We'll post the complete paper here next Friday. Until then,
we'll post drafts of a few sections here. We have two reasons for
this: we hope the postings will be interesting in themselves, and we
hope your comments will help us improve the paper.

Today's excerpt is from a section early in the paper, where we are
still setting the scene before the main technical discussion begins:

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