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  Tuesday, Sep 10, 2002 Report News | Archive | Top  
Intel And The Future Of Computer Privacy...
- Posted 7:25 PM By Freex
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According to an article in the Boston Globe,
"...Intel Corp. said yesterday that its next generation of microchips, due next year, would include anti-piracy features that will protect computers against hackers and viruses while giving digital publishers powerful new tools to control the use of their products...[allowing] Hollywood, the recording industry, and software makers much stronger controls over the way consumers use their digital music, films, and computer programs. Publishers, for example, may prevent PCs that run LaGrande and Microsoft Corp.'s software-based Palladium security technology from copying CDs, forwarding certain documents, or running unlicensed software...'These systems are likely to police copyright by watching who consumes what,' said Chris Hoofnagle, legislative counsel with the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center. 'There are grave consequences for privacy with these systems,' he added."
Hmmm...AMD to follow suit?
Source: Slashdot
 
4 Comments Posted

#1 by Kagato on Tuesday, Sep 10 at 7:27 PM 
"I hope AMD doesn't follow suit, otherwise..."
Helloooooo Cyrix! =)
#2 by KaiserRoll on Tuesday, Sep 10 at 9:37 PM Geez, thats just screwed up, kinda reminds me of that RIAA stuff I heard about.
#3 by WaRMaN on Tuesday, Sep 10 at 11:51 PM That would be the death of Intel - AMD prolly donating money to their cause lol!
#4 by Squirre1 on Wednesday, Sep 11 at 10:47 AM Well we all know how well the PIII and P4 serial numbers went over.. Maybe this is another nail in the intel coffin....

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