[nycbug-talk] Trusted Computing Opinions?
mspitzer at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 18:16:05 EDT 2005
On 8/1/05, Francisco Reyes <lists at natserv.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Aug 2005, Isaac Levy wrote:
> > I just wanted to take an informal poll to see how everyone feels about
> > 'Trusted Computing' in general.
> I had not researched the topic, but after looking at a few links I think I
> have an opinion....
> > .. sadly want to move away from the platform altogether-
> >and make certain Apple knows how and why I feel how I do.
> My opinion is basically simmilar to yours.. I will NOT buy any machines
> using this trusted computing architecture and will recommend the same to
> my employer friends and anyone I know...
Seconed, its bad shit. One interesting thing is how the government
and major corporations are going to respond to their loss of security
in their servers and desktops. Also keep in mind that there may be
laws that prohibit the software having special rights, just a guess
but we have so many complex laws surely some apply(weather they were
ment to or not).
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