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RMS on ‘Trusted’ Computing/Palladium

Posted on 08 November 2002 by Demian Turner

from http://www.nyfairuse.org/analysis/trech.comp.xhtml
By Richard Stallman
Who should your computer take its orders from? Most people think their computers should obey them, not obey someone else. With a plan they call "trusted computing," large media corporations (including the movie companies and record companies), together with computer companies such as Microsoft and Intel, are planning to make your computer obey them instead of you. Proprietary programs have included malicious features before, but this plan would make it universal.

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