Copy protection WAS Re: Hard Drives

Klaus major-k klaus at major-k.de
Sat Jul 29 13:07:54 CEST 2017


Hi richmond,

> Am 29.07.2017 um 12:57 schrieb Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> 
> BUT ;-)
> 
> env001 presupposes with a Macintosh that you have superuser access;

oh, sorry, did not take a deeper look.

Maybe you can ask the user for his admin password and do the shell commands as "sudo"
when the app starts the first time and there are no prefs yet?

> now if I send you a stack and try to get that stack to get your MAC address and either send it to me or store it somewhere
> I have a feeling that can only be done with your permission?

Yes.

> This may not be a bad thing as it does prevent a hacker having access to info that then might be used for bad things.
> Richmond.
> 
> On 7/29/17 1:53 pm, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>> Thanks for that.
>> 
>> Richmond.
>> 
>> On 7/29/17 1:46 pm, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
>>> Hi Richmond,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Please check Ken Ray's great site for some valuable hints:
>>> <http://www.sonsothunder.com/devres/livecode/livecode.htm>
>>> 
>>> Especially:
>>> -> disk001
>>> -> env001
>>> 
>>> Maybe a good starting point!

Best

Klaus

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