Can Wowza actually protect video streams?? (RTMPDUMPHELPER)
A friend of mine has spent over 2,000$ implementing wowza and 'protecting' his videos from being downloaded/ripped (other than from a screen capture which would lower the quality and wouldn't be the original file).
He had his videos protected for about 3 years until he found that someone recently was able to download and once again pirate all his videos...
Discussions around stream ripping are frowned upon as the majority centre around the capture of subscription or paid for content which of course is illegal. It also provides an avenue of attack for any would be ripper if they know strategies and technologies in use by our customers.