Fixity Information

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Fixity Information[edit]

"The information which documents the authentication mechanisms and provides authentication keys to ensure that the Content Information object has not been altered in an undocumented manner. An example is a Cyclical Redundancy Check (CRC) code for a file." (OAIS, p.1-10, Section 1.7.2)