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Re: [seul-edu] CueCats
I just emailed DC to determine if the device can be used in an
educational setting on any basis.
I will advise you when I get a reply.
Jim Thomas wrote:
> Chris Ellec wrote:
> > Jim Thomas wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > It's very difficult to imagine how they could detect that you've pressed
> > > their devices into an alternate use, and it would indeed be very sweet
> > > for user authentication.
> > >
> > Each CueCat has a unique serial number, which is sent back to the
> > manufacturer along with what you scanned when you use their software.
> Yeah, but if you're not using THEIR software...
> What I'm trying to say is that it would be easy to use their scanner
> with alternate software (foocat et al) for alternate purposes, and they
> would have no way of detecting this.
> Not that I'm recommending anyone do that...
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