TCPA and the War effort
dugan at passwall.com
Fri Dec 13 14:08:41 PST 2002
They have the power to turn off my computer at will- but I work for the
state, so that stands to reason. ;-)
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Rich Gibson said:
> Everyone raise your hand if you believe that the US Government can be
> trusted with the power to turn your computer off at will...
>> On Thu, 12 Dec 2002, Lorie Obal wrote:
>> > Found an interesting article about TCPA/Paladium. It gets very
>> patriotic: "If Saddam is stupid enough to upgrade his PCs to use
>> TCPA, then the American government will be able to hot-list his
>> Windows licences, and thus shut down his PCs, next time there's a
>> war. Booting in untrusted mode won't help. He'd have to dig out old
>> copies of Windows 2000, change to GNU/linux, or find a way to
>> isolate the Fritz chips from his motherboards without breaking them.
>> > -Lorie
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