System And Method For Installing And Verifying A Digital Rights Management Operating System

The Operating System is initially installed without any Digital Rights Management capabilities. Each license of the Operating System requires a license-unique version of the DRM Subsystem, and so piracy of the Operating System for use with DRM content is prevented. At the same time, due to the Operating System’s unique nature, it is easily identified and discerned from a non-DRM Operating System running on the same machine.

Publication Date
14 March 2009

DRM piracy


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What we are trying to do?

We are attempting to mobilize the creativity and innovative capacities of the Linux and broader open source community to codify the universe of preexisting inventions in defensive publications that upon publication in the IP.COM database will immediately serve as effective prior art that prevents anyone from having a patent issued that claims inventions that have already been document in a defensive publication. In addition to creating a vehicle to utilize this highly effective form of IP rights management for known inventions, it is hoped that the community will use defensive publications as a means of codifying future inventions should the inventors prefer not to make their invention the subject of a patent disclosure and application.