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Re: [dvd-discuss] A TPM without use limitations -- thoughts?

On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 02:51:43PM -0500, Peter D. Junger wrote:
> But isn't converting to another format, which in many cases will be
> protected as fair use, going to strip out the fingerprint?  Especially
> if the new format is a compressed one?

Not necessarily. If the fingerprint is well designed it should survive any
transcoding that wouldn't also impact the quality of recording to an
unacceptable degree, unless the transcoding were specifically targeted to
remove the fingerprint.


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