18th February 2001 Archive
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The breaking news, your views, and our FAQ
Our CPRM FAQ Everything you ever wanted to know about CPRM, but ZDNet wouldn't tell you... How we broke the story Stealth plan puts copy protection into every hard drive How the community reacted Linux lead slams 'pay per read' disk drive plan Copy protection hard drive plan nixes free software - RMS EFF's Gilmore calls …
Personal 18 Feb 2001, 08:29
It was all a terrible dream...
A compromise that the 4C Entity hopes will defuse the CPRM controversy could be agreed this week. The second draft of the revised proposal permits copy control mechanisms, but their use may be confined to removable devices. Of course, that's what 4C members (Intel, IBM, Matsushita and Toshiba) insist it was all along - if it …
Business 18 Feb 2001, 23:23