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Copyright of digital keys




Hi,

I've a question about the allegation that digital keys are too short to be
copyrighted.

Let's say I make a safe that opens with a key. Clearly I can copyright the
lock mechanism and that would include the key geometry/shape because a lock
isn't a lock without a key.

While the key may not be copyrighted per se, as part of the entire
encryption protection technology it would be.

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