Reply to post: Re: Why not watermarking it..

This weekend you better read those ebooks you bought from Microsoft – because they'll be dead come early July

Claptrap314 Silver badge

Re: Why not watermarking it..

This was discussed on the cypherpunks list. Stenography is a great way to hide messages, but it is also near-trivial to disrupt. Whatever low-value bits are being used as the messaging channel can just be randomly overwritten.

It seems there has been a couple of articles here over the years on the subject. Commercial efforts always run afoul this basic point.

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