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Wired: Crypto Confab Heats Up

Feb 28, 2000, 17:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Declan McCullagh)

"One of the things that makes movie studios jittery is the idea of their precious digital films being pirated. The well-publicized release of DeCSS didn't do much to reassure nervous industry execs."

"The whole thing is absurd. Trying to prevent bits from being copied is sort of absurd," said IBM's Kevin McCurley."

"Instead, he suggested, the music industry should consider abandoning copy protection and instead concentrate on how to create easy-to-use digital libraries for music."

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