Thursday, February 16, 2006


Yes Slashdot. All these stories were featured in the last couple of days.

A look inside Newegg. (Where I do all my shopping)

UK holds Microsoft Security talks.
1) The very anti-progress UK wants the new version of Windows (Vista 64 bit) to have a backdoor. The file system automatically encrypts the data. And the police overthere believe it could be hard to read a suspects computer. Which brings me to my point, if there is encryption and a police agency has ready access what is the point?

2) The system uses BitLocker Drive Encryption through a chip called TPM (Trusted Platform Module) in the computer's motherboard.

It is partly aimed at preventing people from downloading unlicensed films or media.

And how would they know unless they tag everything that was ever produced?

This title says all.

Prostitutes call for ban on GTA

GTA was released, what? 10, 12 years ago? GTA III was released 5 years ago. So why the problem now? Over a year after the most current release?

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