Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 14th Sep 2010 21:21 UTC
Multimedia, AV If the rumours are true, and if this Pastebin post (be sure to mirror the key if that won't get you in trouble with your authorities) is legitimate, then it looks like High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection has been cracked so hard its mother's mother felt it. HDCP is a copy protection mechanism which protects the audio and video streams sent over DisplayPort, HDMI, and DVI.
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RE: Master certificate forever
by Powelly on Wed 15th Sep 2010 09:31 UTC in reply to "Master certificate forever"
Powelly
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2010-03-25

So the whole consumer market is bound to that single certificate? Amazing scheme without any foresight over the timespan of lets say 20 years...


Forgot to say in my previous reply;
As the Master Key is just a matrix of numbers, it does not expire.

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