Thursday, June 17, 2004

We'll need your biometric data before you can listen to your CD's, thanks

I have a funny feeling this isn't going to catch on with consumers...

The RIAA is hoping that a new breed of music player which requires biometric authentication will put an end to file sharing. "In practical terms, VeriTouch's breakthrough in anti-piracy technology means that no delivered content to a customer may be copied, shared or otherwise distributed because each file is uniquely locked by the customer's live fingerprint scan," claims the company.

Article here, thanks to Copyright Readings for pointing it out.


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