Thursday, May 03, 2007

There has been a bit of a controversy about a number recently.
The row centred on a 'cease and desist' letter sent by the body that oversees the digital rights management technology on high-definition DVDs.

What? Do you mean Hex 09 f9 11 02 9d 74 e3 5b d8 41 56 c5 63 56 88 c0? Oh, damn...

Never mind; I could always buy the t-shirt. There's even a song...

3 comments:

Unity said...

It's DeCSS all over again...

IIRC that one wound up with the source code on t-shirts and people claiming 1st Amendment protection.

bernard said...

unity:

What in tarnation does that all mean?!

Sacerdote said...

Plus of course, you can now own your own 128 bit integer, thanks to the good folks over at Freedom to tinker. Mine is 71 CD AE 19 82 DE FC 47 A4 05 02 2C 75 88 76 22, so keep your hands off it!