I want to distribute a list of MD5 file checksums of closed source software, in the form:
The purpose of this list is to help forensic researchers to identify whether installations have been tampered with.
Am I allowed to do distribute such a list? Or does it depend on the given license?
Generalized, this question is about whether metadata is copyrighted by the owner of the original IP. It was partially asked here but went unanswered.