Monday, May 02, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel and Oculus Bring Virtual Reality to Best Buy Stores
NVIDIA and Samsung Agree to Settle IP Litigation
Samsung Develops 3rd Generation 14-Nano FinFET Low-power Process
IE Loses Top Web Browser Spot to Chrome
Qualcomm To Make Mobiles Smarter With New Snapdragon Machine Learning SDK
You Can No Longer Use Google In Cortana searches
HP Releases New Chromebook for Home and Office
AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Close on Semiconductor Assembly and Test Joint Venture
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Intel c...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, September 11, 2002
Intel chip offers copy protection that may prevent CD copying!


Privacy groups have voiced their concerns about new security technology to be built into Intel's chips. According to The Boston Globe, the technology, codenamed LaGrande, will give Hollywood, the recording industry and software makers much stronger controls. The report suggested that the technology could be used to prevent PCs from copying CDs, forwarding certain documents or running unlicensed software...

Intel president Paul Otellini has stated that the chip maker would not include copyright protection in LaGrande, but digital publishers could use it with software programs such as Microsoft's Palladium to create their own.

Intel intends to include the technology in chipsets next year.

The move has alarmed consumer groups which plan to lobby publishers to make sure they don't use these initiatives to spy on PC users.

The Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center fears a repeat of the 1999 case in which Intel assigned a digital identifier, known as a processor serial number, to every new Pentium III chip and threatened to remove the anonymity of web surfing and internet transactions.

And the Electronic Frontier Foundation said that Palladium and LaGrande could create a computing environment that is safer for publishers and their content, but less safe for computer users looking to maintain their privacy.


Previous
Next
CD-R disc makers see weak sales for August        All News        CD-R disc makers see weak sales for August
CD-R disc makers see weak sales for August     Optical Storage News      CD-R disc makers see weak sales for August

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Brian Krzanich Outlines Intel's Future Strategy
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution
Intel To Axe 12,000 Jobs, Focuses On Cloud And Smart, Connected Computing Devicess
Intel Outlines Next Generation of Experiences At 2016 Intel Developers Forum Shenzhen
Intel Packs Altera Arria 10 FPGAs With Xeon E5-2600 v4 Processors
Intel Senior Executives Leaving Company
Intel Introduces Xeon Processor E5-2600 v4 And Its First 3D NAND SSDs
Chinese AI Team To Challenge Google's AlphaGo
Intel To Break From Typical Two-year CPU Release Cycle
New Intel NUC "Skull Canyon" Comes To Change the Game
Google Artificial Intelligence Program Wins Final Game In Go Tournament
Google's AlphaGo AI Machine Defeated in Fourth Game

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .