Fixity Information

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Fixity Information

"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)