[MPlayer-users] Subliminal image detection

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Sun Nov 28 14:01:58 CET 2010

Nat Makarevitch <Shelso <at> makarevitch.org> writes:

> Does Mplayer offer a way to detect a subliminal image, or is the corresponding
> development planned?

Not that I know of.

> Many of us often watch material (streams, files...) obtained from various sites
> with no certainty about the content.

> Subliminal images may be as malicious for us as malware...

Have you got any source or proof for this claim? (I ask because I read recently
that the original American study consisting, iirc, of lemons shown in movie
theatres leading to higher beverage consumption at the film break, was
completely made up.)

Carl Eugen

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