amd .vs intel....

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at
Thu Dec 15 16:47:15 UTC 2005

Philip Prindeville wrote:
> Jeff Vian wrote:
>> On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 02:04 -0500, Claude Jones wrote:
>> and the DRM software that prevents non-drm-enabled PCs (read that as
>> non-Windows PCs) from playing DRM protected CDs
>> and the new Trusted Computing Platform chips that are being developed
>> for new motherboards.
> Ah, yes, the myth of the Trusted Computing Platform rears its head again.
> Hadn't seen it since I threw my "Red Book" on the bonfire.
> -Philip

This is a recent article.
Let’s see some ID, please
The end of anonymity on the Internet?

Already over 20 million PCs worldwide are equipped with a tiny 
security chip called the Trusted Platform Module, although it is as 
yet rarely activated. But once merchants and other online services 
begin to use it, the TPM will do something never before seen on the 
Internet: provide virtually fool-proof verification that you are who 
you say you are.

The myth rises from the ashes. :o

I remember the fiasco over the Pentium ID number.  I wonder how long 
until someone designs a filter that can fake these numbers over the 
Internet?  Two or three weeks?  Look how long it took to crack the DVD 
coding on the Xbox 360?

It will last as long as Windows is secure. :)

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