[kwlug-disc] Has the HDMI master key been cracked?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Sep 14 21:32:19 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Has the HDMI master key been cracked? Does this open the door for open
> source HD media servers?
> http://rudd-o.com/en/monopolies-of-the-mind/the-hdcp-master-key
Minor correction:

HDCP is the encrypted protocol that allows things like DRM and all that.
That is what had its key broken.


HDMI is the connection and has nothing to do with DRM in itself.

Also ...

Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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