Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 29th Jul 2015 08:47 UTC
Microsoft

Summing up these 45 pages, one can say that Microsoft basically grants itself very broad rights to collect everything you do, say and write with and on your devices in order to sell more targeted advertising or to sell your data to third parties. The company appears to be granting itself the right to share your data either with your consent "or as necessary".

You done got Scroogled.

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Drumhellar
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2005-07-12

See, that is an actual answer, and much appreciated.

Of course, since that is a flaw in Intel's design, that is something that can happen, regardless of whether or not Windows supports the Protected Media Path, or not.

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ssokolow Member since:
2010-01-21

However, to satisfy the desire for DRM, AMD is starting to incorporate an ARM TrustZone core into their designs.

http://www.amd.com/en-us/innovations/software-technologies/security
http://www.arm.com/products/processors/technologies/trustzone/index...

(It doesn't act as an on-die management engine as far as I know, it just provides the "DRM enforcement via PS3 OtherOS-esque hypervisor" part that was added to the Intel ME firmware to satisfy Protected Media Path and the like.)

Thankfully, they're prioritizing APUs over CPUs, so there are still plenty of TrustZone-free CPU SKUs if you contact support and tell them that TrustZone violates your auditing requirements and you need a list of TrustZone-bearing SKUs so you can avoid them.

Edited 2015-08-01 02:57 UTC

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