Intel: the ups and downs of IDF

Posted on Sunday, March 12 2006 @ 14:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Bit Tech has a couple of big analysis pieces hot off the press from IDF today. In the first, they cover how Intel has been talking about how DTCP-IP, a standard it is promoting, will enable the next generation of digital content in the home. They explain why Intel's strategy for content protection is flawed, and why DRM will result in a bad experience for people like us.

"DTCP-IP is no different, based as it is on the above architecture. This is something Intel admits: "The industry is not going to be able to stop any rogue attempt to do this," I was told today. "The attempt is to be fair and to respect digital rights and protect them to the best of our ability. To say that this is so rock solid it will never be broken... that's a silly answer to give.""

Read on over at Bit Tech.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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