Thursday, February 03, 2005

Groundhog Day

Freedom to Tinker: Groundhog Day
"Beyond this, the new passive measures, like the old ones, must rely on computer bugs that won't exist on some systems, and will tend to be fixed on others. On many computers, then, the new passive measures will have no effect at all, leaving only the old active measures, which will fall to the Shift Key trick. Now we can see why SunnComm's release stops short of claiming a Shift Key fix, and of claiming to prevent P2P infringement. We can see, too, why SunnComm's investors and customers will be disappointed, yet again, when the product is released and its limitations become obvious."
Freedom to Tinker, publication date: 03 February 2005

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