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Subject: Re: Suggest features for a new hardware recorder/audio player for using with Rockbox
Re: Suggest features for a new hardware recorder/audio player for using with Rockbox
On Feb 18, 2008 1:26 PM, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Consider a form of it, if it can be made secure.
> I don't understand: Why is security so critical? Bluetooth pairing,
> while not terribly secure, ought to be secure enough to use within your
> home. The only data you should be transferring is audio files. And
> bluetooth allows pairing with headphones and microphones, very useful
> with a DAP.
> Meanwhile, if you need security, anything wireless will never be as
> secure as simply connecting a wire, or transferring via an SD card.
> Since you'll want the hardware off to save power whenever not actually
> intending to transfer, you don't have to worry about someone hijacking
> or snooping on your device when you're not looking, anyway.
I totally agree with you! :-) - and Bluetooh can be disable when not
using, to save power. And all in this player will be open, even music
should not have DRM, so, no problem with security, I think.
Received on 2008-02-18
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