[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips
patrick at mail.zill.net
Thu Jun 9 20:40:03 CDT 2005
On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 08:55:09PM -0400, Carl R. Friend wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> > What about when your perfectly working machine is EOLd and remotely
> > disabled to keep you from "doing irreparable harm to the corporation"?
> > *THAT* is what worries me about DRM.
> That's why you don't run critical applications on machines that
> have D"R"M in hardware. Pure and simple. Only an idiot would.
I thought I read a case a few years ago where a programmer lost a
court case because he had set up a disable-this-program timeout for
software he sold to a company? How is this different?
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