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What is High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)?

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High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) is a copy-protection scheme to eliminate the possibility of capturing digital content from the source to the display. It is designed to protect digital signals when using a Digital Video Interface (DVI) and High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI).

NOTE: HDCP is currently not a standard used in computer monitors.