DRM on ATSC 3.0?

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wayner
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DRM on ATSC 3.0?

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My understanding is that there is DRM as part of the ATSC 3.0 spec. Do we know yet if stations will be using this and what restrictions this could cause - for example Do Not Record that will allow you to stream live, but not record the content.

jasonl
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Re: DRM on ATSC 3.0?

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Some stations have tested it and the restriction is that you cannot access anything that is DRMed since DRM is not currently supported (as per the Kickstarter). I don't think anyone can give a concrete answer on what if any restrictions might ultimately be used since even the broadcasters themselves don't know what they'll end up doing.

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