Constrictor

In digital rights management (DRM) a constrictor is a software component that degrades the quality of a video signal. When the signal is copied, it produces a low-grade analog copy making it useless to pirates to copy and distribute. When these signals are resampled back to high resolution the signal will still be poorer quality than the original.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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