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electronic counter measure (ECM)

Electronic Counter

Measures (ECM) are strategic countermeasures. Theterm originates from warfare and is used

incommunications technology and telecommunications to render counterfeit, expired or defective smart cards

unusable forpay TV

. There are various technical approaches, for example by regularly updating the validity of the pay TV card by renewing the ID number or by changing the encryption algorithm of the registered pay TV cards.

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Englisch: electronic counter measure - ECM
Updated at: 21.11.2008
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