So there's been some buzz about Sun's open source DRM
lately. I was a bit confused why Sun would open source this before reading the overview
. After all, the first thing I'd want to do with my open source DReaM media player is dump the stream to disk after it's decrypted so I don't have to use DReaM media player.
Section 2.7 in the overview ("Consumption") seems to indicate that if this runs on a PC at all, it would be in that bleak dystopian future where the source code for DReaM media player looks like syscall_read_protected_content_and_send_to_speakers()
. Yay, I can't wait for this useful technology that is certain to spur innovation in sending content to speakers D: