Re: Palladium Laptop
> Yes, Trusted Computing is used for DRMDon't despair, back doors are currentyl being considered:
Ross Anderson remarks:
"I’m in favour of court-mandated shortcuts past rights-management systems,
on competition-policy grounds. In our APIG submission I wrote ‘In cases of
abuse, judges must be able to order rights-management mechanisms unlocked’.
I don’t see the Vista security mechanisms as being security for me, but as
security for them. It’s just not the same as the key escrow debates of the
1990s - in which I opposed key escrow on principle. The technology’s being
used for different things here.
If you want privacy, use PGP - or better still, some low-observable
communication technology, such as throwaway prepaid mobile phones or webmail
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