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scrambler

a plant that produces long weak shoots by which it grows over other plants

scrambler

[′skram·blər]
(electronics)
A circuit that divides speech frequencies into several ranges by means of filters, then inverts and displaces the frequencies in each range so that the resulting reproduced sounds are unintelligible; the process is reversed at the receiving apparatus to restore intelligible speech. Also known as speech inverter; speech scrambler.

scrambler

A device or software program that encrypts data for security purposes. See scramble.
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Hansen said the sale of cable descramblers contributes to more than half of the $4.
Kass said that among police-seized letters from consumers who ordered descramblers were complaints from unsatisfied customers who said the black box didn't work.
Spam Content: cable TV descrambler products, pornography, college degrees, male organ growth and enhancement products (www.
The presence of other items such as Website links, centered text, and opt-out links are all clues to an e-mail's legitimacy; and if some or all of these occur in a message that contains references to descramblers (itself a spam concept), it's more likely to be spam Clearly, many legitimate e-mails might contain some of these elements, but the presence of multiple spam elements increases the likelihood that a message is junk.
David Touretsky, Gallery of CSS Descramblers, at http://www-2.
Congressional legislation proposed at the recommendation of the FBI and Justice Department aims at limiting the sale of encryption software to only that which contains keys or descramblers.
The remaining messages advertised other products and services, including phone services, vacation packages, nutritional supplements, weight loss products, credit cards, cable descramblers, and online newsletters.
Digital descramblers for cable TV, for instance, came out of North America.
Those involved with signal theft often provide consumers with illegal cable decoders or satellite descramblers in order to provide unauthorised access to satellite broadcasts," said the MPAA.
But this approach never really worked, because the kind of people who advertise anti-cellulite cream, get-rich-quick schemes, and cable descramblers don't care if they annoy people; they just want maximum eyeballs.
Glendale brothers Arthur Karanfilian, 18, and Vardkis Karanfilian, 26, were arrested in Monday's raid on suspicion of manufacturing and distribution of illegal cable descramblers.