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RIAA Challenges SDMI Attack. The US music industr…

RIAA Challenges SDMI Attack. The US music industry are at it again. They have threatened Princeton researchers with legal action if they publish their paper on how they have cracked the SDMI digital watermarking scheme. Personally, if they could remove these watermarks with the small amount of information provided to them then the technology won’t stand a chance out in the real world. And none of this helps the artists (i.e. the people with the talent) get more of the rewards.