[Fsfe-ie] description of Tivoisation - comments sought

Malcolm Tyrrell malcoh0l at yahoo.ie
Mon Dec 18 11:23:59 CET 2006

> > 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.

Actually, I would have thought that "fingerprints" was a rather
poor metaphor. One doesn't usually use fingerprints to mark one's
posessions. Wouldn't "signature" be conceptually closer? Or
possibly "watermark" (although I think this might have a
particular technical meaning).


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