[Freegis-list] Protection vs. sharing

Martin Spott Martin.Spott at mgras.net
Thu Mar 2 17:44:02 CET 2006


"Ian Turton" wrote:

> Rubish!  DRM allows me to place data on an open server but only allow the
> people I want to use it acess. I could build an entirely closed set of
> servers and clients that can only talk to each other but that's hard.
> 
> Or maybe you know of some easy to use distributed geospatially aware
> security system I could use to protect this dataset with.

"Security" in an IT environment is something totally different from
what you're aiming at. Nowadays there's an inflationary use of the word
"security", often in a completely unrelated context - like in this
case,

	Martin.
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