Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Feb 2007 21:29 UTC, submitted by m_yates
Windows "There's lots to like in the newest version of Windows. Vista's look is stunning, the OS should be more secure, and finding things is often easier. But Windows wouldn't be Windows without those aspects, big and small, that just drive you nuts with frustration. Here's our list of Vista features that just make us wonder, 'What were they thinking?'"
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USA and DRM
by eivind on Wed 21st Feb 2007 08:22 UTC
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From the article:
Hackers are finding ways to break through the encryption on high-def discs--but as long as the DMCA stays on the books, their argument for why these tools should be legal ("They're for making backup copies") won't hold water in court.

This will hold court in Norway. USA is notorious for being consumer hostile and pro-captalism. I know there are trade-offs both ways, but eventually consumers in the USA are going to say "enough is enough" and through out DRM completely together with Microsoft alike.

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