Infowarrior: Preparing for the Digital Dark Age. “In short, under the feel-good guise of ‘enhanced security’ and ‘new features for customers’ and despite its being found guilty of being a monopoly, Microsoft still wants to rule all it surveys. In essence, “Palladium” can be interpreted as Microsoft’s attempt to play God. Again.”

The Register: Microsoft DRM OS, retagged ‘secure OS’. “The Microsoft patent claim application granted last December is also for a digital rights management operating system, although here we do see clear indications of what it can do other than keep music moguls in coke.” Basically, they want True Names on everything.

posted June 24, 2002 11:26 AM (Politics) #


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