[nycbug-talk] Protecting a CD

Bob Ippolito bob
Fri Jun 25 12:27:02 EDT 2004

On Jun 25, 2004, at 11:01 AM, marco at metm.org wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 10:20:28AM -0400, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> <snip>
>> them to use the software.  One way to make it easier to sue the hell
>> out of them may be to watermark the data with the customer's
>> information in such a way that it's not easily detected (and thus, not
>> likely to be removed)...
> One take I have seen on watermarking is to deliberately mispell words 
> in
> such a way that they are readable (like the spammers) but difficult to
> spellcheck.  I guess that the idea is that the misspelled versions are
> so improbable that should they make it onto the net you can find the
> leak.

Another is since TMTOWTDI with regard to HTML/XML, you can really get 
away with a lot.  Meaningless tags, whitespace, &codes;, etc.

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