[Icecast] on-demand static file security

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Jul 28 19:13:39 PDT 2005


On Fri, 2005-07-29 at 02:57, Fred Black wrote:
> Is there a way to protect on-demand mp3 files from being downloaded
> vs. just played in a player?  
> If I put the link in a m3u or playlist file, someone can look there
> and get the link to the file and then download it. 

not really, because there really isn't much difference between them,
icecast has to rely on the information provided, like useragent or maybe
query parameters on the URL, but those can be faked.


karl.




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