Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Feb 2009 23:28 UTC
Editorial Does Windows 7 contain more DRM than Windows Vista? Does Windows 7 limit you from running cracked applications, and will it open the firewall specifically for applications that want to check if they're cracked or not? Does it limit the audio recording capabilities? According to a skimp and badly written post on Slashdot, it does. The Slashdot crowd tore the front page item apart - and rightfully so.
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RE: Firewalls work both ways!
by UglyKidBill on Thu 19th Feb 2009 11:28 UTC in reply to "Firewalls work both ways!"
UglyKidBill
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2005-07-27

Wait... you mean the OS is designed to allow an external application -alledgedly launched by an admin- to tinker with the firewall settings without giving explicit notice that such thing is happening??

I am not being sarcastic, I am truly shocked by the logic behind that! o_O

I hope at least third party firewalls won´t be as fragile as that :S

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