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www/proprietary malware-google.html proprietary...


From: Atul Murali
Subject: www/proprietary malware-google.html proprietary...
Date: Thu, 18 May 2017 00:37:50 -0400 (EDT)

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Atul Murali <atulm>     17/05/18 00:37:50

Modified files:
        proprietary    : malware-google.html proprietary-drm.html 
                         malware-mobiles.html 

Log message:
        [#1214582] Add Google/Netflix DRM.

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/malware-google.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.20&r2=1.21
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/proprietary-drm.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.13&r2=1.14
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/malware-mobiles.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.34&r2=1.35

Patches:
Index: malware-google.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/proprietary/malware-google.html,v
retrieving revision 1.20
retrieving revision 1.21
diff -u -b -r1.20 -r1.21
--- malware-google.html 1 May 2017 16:20:01 -0000       1.20
+++ malware-google.html 18 May 2017 04:37:49 -0000      1.21
@@ -186,6 +186,17 @@
 
 <h3 id="drm">Google DRM</h3>
 <ul>
+
+<li>
+<p>Google now allows Android apps to detect whether a device has been
+rooted, <a 
href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/05/13/netflix-confirms-blocking-rootedunlocked-devices-app-still-working-now/";>and
 refuse to install
+if so</a>.</p>
+
+<p>Update: Google <i>intentionally</i> changed Android so that apps
+<a 
href="https://torrentfreak.com/netflix-use-of-google-drm-means-rooted-android-devices-are-banned-170515/";>can
 detect rooted devices and refuse to
+run on them</a>.</p>
+</li>
+
 <li>
   <p>Chrome <a 
href="http://boingboing.net/2017/01/30/google-quietly-makes-optiona.html";>implements
   DRM</a>. So does Chromium, through nonfree software that is
@@ -266,7 +277,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2017/05/01 16:20:01 $
+$Date: 2017/05/18 04:37:49 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: proprietary-drm.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/proprietary/proprietary-drm.html,v
retrieving revision 1.13
retrieving revision 1.14
diff -u -b -r1.13 -r1.14
--- proprietary-drm.html        3 Mar 2017 00:56:00 -0000       1.13
+++ proprietary-drm.html        18 May 2017 04:37:49 -0000      1.14
@@ -29,6 +29,20 @@
 </p>
 
 <ul>
+
+<li>
+<p>Google now allows Android apps to detect whether a device has been
+rooted, <a 
href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/05/13/netflix-confirms-blocking-rootedunlocked-devices-app-still-working-now/";>and
 refuse to install
+if so</a>. The Netflix app uses this ability to enforce DRM by refusing
+to install on rooted Android devices.</p>
+
+<p>Update: Google <i>intentionally</i> changed Android so that apps
+<a 
href="https://torrentfreak.com/netflix-use-of-google-drm-means-rooted-android-devices-are-banned-170515/";>can
 detect rooted devices and refuse to
+run on them</a>. The Netflix app is proprietary malware, and one
+shouldn't use it. However, that does not make what Google has done
+any less wrong.</p>
+</li>
+
 <li><p>Windows DRM
 files <a 
href="https://yro.slashdot.org/story/17/02/02/231229/windows-drm-protected-files-used-to-decloak-tor-browser-users";>can
 be used to identify people browsing through Tor</a>. The vulnerability
@@ -227,7 +241,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2017/03/03 00:56:00 $
+$Date: 2017/05/18 04:37:49 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>

Index: malware-mobiles.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/proprietary/malware-mobiles.html,v
retrieving revision 1.34
retrieving revision 1.35
diff -u -b -r1.34 -r1.35
--- malware-mobiles.html        8 May 2017 22:26:18 -0000       1.34
+++ malware-mobiles.html        18 May 2017 04:37:49 -0000      1.35
@@ -298,6 +298,17 @@
 
 <h3 id="drm">Mobile DRM</h3>
 <ul>
+
+<li>
+<p>Google now allows Android apps to detect whether a device has been
+rooted, <a 
href="http://www.androidpolice.com/2017/05/13/netflix-confirms-blocking-rootedunlocked-devices-app-still-working-now/";>and
 refuse to install
+if so</a>.</p>
+
+<p>Update: Google <i>intentionally</i> <a 
href="https://torrentfreak.com/netflix-use-of-google-drm-means-rooted-android-devices-are-banned-170515/";>
+changed Android so that apps can detect rooted devices and refuse to
+run on them</a>.</p>
+</li>
+
   <li>
   <p>The iPhone 7 contains DRM specifically designed to <a
   
href="https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/iphone-7-home-button-unreplaceable-repair-software-lock";>
@@ -389,7 +400,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2017/05/08 22:26:18 $
+$Date: 2017/05/18 04:37:49 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>



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