[Fwd: Re: sad treacherous computing day]

Ben Finney ben at benfinney.id.au
Thu May 10 22:54:18 UTC 2007

On 10-May-2007, Patrick Ohnewein wrote:
> > I don't see why we can't gain similar exposure of the threats of
> > treacherous computing -- but *only* if we make our actions match 
> > our words, and reject it as clearly and consistently as we reject 
> > DRM.
> Do you think that preventing the diffusion of TPM chips can be 
> gained by convincing all members of the Free Software community not 
> to buy new hardware and ignore all new devices?

That's nothing like "reject it as clearly and consistently as we 
reject DRM". You're talking about silence. I'm talking about making 
the problems clearly and widely known, while making our actions 
observably mesh with our words, as we've done with DRM.

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  `\        their holding dogmas that are different from our own."  -- |
_o__)                                                   Charles Issawi |
Ben Finney <ben at benfinney.id.au>
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