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DRM of Pacman

A session at Assembly Summer 2011

Thursday 4th August, 2011

9:00pm to 9:45pm (HMT)

Copy protections are everywhere. On music, movies, games, pretty much everything that is digital. But where did it start ? Not on your C64 in 1982 or any other home computer from that era but many of the R&D that we still see today found its origin in the Arcades of the early 80s. This seminar covers the copy protection scheme's of way back then and how they influence the world today... From angry letters over encryption to planned system suicide.

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Peter Smets

Works in IT. Sometimes known as FRaNKy. Does photography. Demoscener. Listens to EBM. Belgian. Drives an Alfa Romeo. Has pinballs & arcades.. bio from Twitter

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Time 9:00pm9:45pm HMT

Date Thu 4th August 2011

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www.assembly.org/summer11/

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