Game over for HDCP.

The master key for HDCP encryption has been leaked. If this is real then you could in theory sign your own device drivers and HDCP will respect them. Game over and thanks for playing. When will companies stop trying to rely on DRM to save them. It has proven to be a costly venture. It upsets their customers because it makes things hard to use and highly breakable. It add costs to products because of the development, implementation, safeguarding and constant tug of war that happens in a product lifecycle. Eventually computers will become so powerful that brute-force techniques will become even more effective and commonplace making the give and take between producers and consumers.

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