Monday, August 01, 2005
More Evidence for Apple DRM Rumors
Back in June I published some evidence that the real reason that Apple was switching to Intel chips was Intel's hardware DRM machinery. Now Cory Doctorow has more evidence of Apple's garden walling. He writes,
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.Do you distrust "trusted computing" as much as I do?
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
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