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A subscriber is an entity that has applied for and received a certificate from a Certificate Authority.[1] A subscriber can be a human (e.g., an employee or contractor), an organization, an application, a code signer (e.g., digitally signs released software to enable users to authenticate its source, legitimacy, and integrity), or a device (e.g., a web server or VPN server.)

U.S. copyright law Edit

A subscriber is

an individual who receives a secondary transmission service for private home viewing by means of a secondary transmission from a satellite carrier and pays a fee for the service, directly or indirectly, to the satellite carrier or to a distributor.[2]

U.S. telecommunications law Edit

A subscriber is

[a] member of the general public who receives broadcast programming distributed by a cable television system and does not further distribute it.”[3]

References Edit

  1. Digital Signature Standard (DSS) 5 (FIPS 186-3) (June 2009).
  2. 17 U.S.C. §119(d)(8). See also id. § 122(j)(4) (“[A] person who receives a secondary transmission service from a satellite carrier and pays a fee for the service, directly or indirectly, to the satellite carrier or to a distributor.”
  3. 47 U.S.C. §331(ee).

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