Microsoft Windows Vista content protection - good for us?

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 26 2005 @ 14:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
CDR Info has a look at Windows Vista's advanced content protection mechanisms, which won't really benefit the end-user..
According to Microsoft, the protection of High-definition content is essential in order to offer the user the chance to manage and share digital media content across the traditional PC/CE boundaries. HD displays are now becoming available in the mass market, the content producers do not want to release this content for use on the PC without assurances that it will be protected against unauthorized copying and distribution. The challenge to Microsoft and the hardware community is to meet both of these (sometimes conflicting) needs with a high-quality.
You can find the article at CDR Info


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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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