R: [gst-devel] Create a secure level

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Mon May 2 13:09:05 CEST 2005

On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 01:28:29PM +0200, Domenico Pontari wrote:
> In many cases streaming players deny you to save the clip on your
> PC. But if you use a video recorder (for example Camtasia) you
> can record the clip anyway. Is it possibile avoid this copy? Is
> it possible apply an access policy for video memory? You need to
> change the kernel? If Gstreamer became a new framework for all
> Linux players, it'll be possible for it to manage with these
> access policies between all players based on it.

It's not possible to do this _at all_ with standard computer
hardware, irrespective of the operating system or media framework.
Any system that pretends to do this merely makes it more difficult,
and can generally be circumvented by a few hours of work.


David Schleef
Big Kitten LLC (http://www.bigkitten.com/) -- data acquisition on Linux

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