Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs
ereed at novell.com
Thu Feb 3 04:45:21 PST 2005
>>> Ian G <iang at systemics.com> 2/2/2005 6:38:46 PM >>>
> I'm just curious on this point. I haven't seen much
> to indicate that Microsoft and others are ready
> for a nymous, tradeable software assets world.
No, and neither are corporate customers, to a large extent.
Accountability is, in fact, a treasured property of business computing.
Lack of accountability creates things like Enron, Anderson Consulting,
Oil-for-Food scams, and the missing 9 billion dollars or so of
reconstruction aid. It's the fuel that propells SPAM, graft, and
What I've not seen is much work providing accountability for anonymous
It's a shame people persist in thinking a single solution will satify
everyone, as though computing was somehow different from everything else
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