[Fsfe-ie] description of Tivoisation - comments sought

David O'Callaghan david.ocallaghan at cs.tcd.ie
Mon Dec 18 10:50:47 CET 2006

Hi Ciaran,

On 15.12.06 19:08, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:
> David O'Callaghan <david.ocallaghan at cs.tcd.ie> writes:
>> I may be wrong but I assume that at least some Tivoisation schemes use
>> cryptographic digital signatures.
> I think all do, but if a lawyer wants an explanation, then I'm thinking that
> "digital fingerprints" is an easier idea to understand than encryption keys.

I don't really dispute this, although since "digital signatures" have
legal recognition in some parts of Europe I would hope that lawyers
involved in the IT area would have a basic understanding of them.



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