[Lvlug] Apple going Intel - DRM driven?
scpi at mac.com
Tue Aug 2 11:09:55 EDT 2005
> Hope that made a little bit of sense at least.
Yeah, it makes sense. I just can't imagine it being used for anything
other than restrictive DRM on an Apple box. I'll have to go and
RTFA. I'm just having a tough time getting past stuff like this:
> The Trusted Computing people say that they intend on Trusted
> Computing being used to stop the unauthorized distribution of
> music, but none of them has ever refuted the Darknet paper, where
> several of Trusted Computing's inventors explain that Trusted
> Computing isn't fit to this purpose.
> The point of Trusted Computing is to make it hard -- impossible, if
> you believe the snake-oil salesmen from the Trusted Computing world
> -- to open a document in a player other than the one that wrote it
> in the first place, unless the application vendor authorizes it.
I'll just say it's all a big mess that I need to read more about and
leave it at that.
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