/. [Intel Adds DRM to New Chips]

Justin justin-cypherpunks at soze.net
Sat May 28 15:57:54 PDT 2005

On 2005-05-28T21:53:52+0200, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> Link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/05/28/1718200
> Posted by: Zonk, on 2005-05-28 17:37:00
>    from the get-you-where-you-live dept.
>    Badluck writes "Microsoft and the entertainment industry's holy grail
>    of controlling copyright through the motherboard has moved a step
>    closer with Intel Corp. now embedding [1]digital rights management
>    within in its latest dual-core processor Pentium D and accompanying
>    945 chipset. Officially launched worldwide on the May 26, the new
>    offerings come [2]DRM -enabled and will, at least in theory, allow
>    copyright holders to prevent unauthorized copying and distribution of
>    copyrighted materials from the motherboard rather than through the
>    operating system as is currently the case..." [3]The Inquirer has the
>    story as well.

Is slashdot really a news source?  How about posting one of the articles
cited instead.

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