[funsec] Death by code release

Rob Thompson my.security.lists at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 02:18:08 CST 2009


Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jan 2009 13:07:54 +0900, Peter Evans said:
>> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 06:19:25PM -0800, Rob Thompson wrote:
>>> Peter Evans wrote:
>>>> 	Well, I wonder if it is as anal as vista (which I have, but
>>>> 	to be quite honest, can't be arsed to install) about HDCP and
>>>> 	content encraption.
>>  
>>> It would be a safe assumption that it will be worse.  Remember,
>>> Micro$oft was the fine group that force Palladium down our throats.  But
>>> to be fair, we all know what can be said about assumptions.
>> 	Ah, but Palladium stops spam!
>>
>> 	All I can find though, is FUD though. Does it really exist?
> 
> Many systems now include a TPM chipset.  That's about all that's *really*
> happened. Most of the rest evaporated when it became clear that consumers
> really prefer their media without insane DRM attached to it (except for
> all the Vista DRM stuff that still ended up in there anyhow).
> 

I guess I should have read up one more message before my other response.

What Valdis said...  ;p

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Rob

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