SECURITY MECHANISM FOR RESTRICTING THE USE OF SOFTWARE TO SPECIFIC HARDWARE PLATFORMS
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-19
When an RSS programs a radio, it presents a 'secret' security code to the radio. The security code is uniqnely associated with the radio. This restricts the use of software specific designated hardware platforms, mitigating the risk of' software piracy' . The specific implementation described is applicable to 2-way radios.