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Microsoft Patents DRM’d Torrents

January 8th, 2010 01:12 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Anonymous Crobar writes “Microsoft has received a patent for a ‘digital rights management scheme for an on-demand distributed streaming system,’ or using a P2P network to distribute commercial media content. The patent, #7,639,805, covers a method of individually encrypting each packet with a separate key and allowing users to decrypt differing levels of quality depending on the license that has been purchased.”

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