Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 30th Aug 2005 17:41 UTC
Windows For the first time, the Windows operating system will wall off some audio and video processes almost completely from users and outside programmers, in hopes of making them harder for hackers to reach. The company is establishing digital security checks that could even shut off a computer's connections to some monitors or televisions if antipiracy procedures that stop high-quality video copying aren't in place.
Permalink for comment 26229
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[2]: Anonymous
by Morgan on Thu 1st Sep 2005 03:41 UTC in reply to "RE: Anonymous"
Member since:

Okay, I work in law enforcement, so I'd like to think I know a little about this. It's called "Theft of Services". The letter of the law is thus:


A person commits the offense of theft of services when by deception and with the intent to avoid payment he knowingly obtains services, accommodations, entertainment, or the use of personal property which is available only for compensation.

There you have it.

Reply Parent Score: 1