The trouble with DRM, the passing of Eric Hertz, and Samsung charges ahead at Bethells Beach

  • Opinion
  • April 4, 2013
  • Sim Ahmed

The trouble with DRM

Last week we saw a vulnerability in TV3's On Demand service exposed, forcing the broadcaster to shut down its video streaming service for mobile over the Easter Weekend.

It appears content could be downloaded witthout TV3's permission, first brought to attention by Scott Judson, chief technology officer at Futuretech Labs.  Judson  discovered TV3's problem

We've approached TV3 to ask for more information and to confirm whether Judson's method is what's

Following this news I found myself in a friendly Twitter argument with a fellow geek about DRM, as I often do.

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