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netikras
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I'm fear this day might come to Software too. You buy a *full* licence for Windows Pro and you get the ServicePack2, because the Windows and SP1 cannot be [for some reason; legally?] used in your area.

What the f...

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  • 5
    Gets worse, there will come a time when windows will not work without a Pluton soc to operate as the hardware root of trust. Never been a better time to start abandoning windows.
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    The movie was better though
  • 2
    @WeAreMany I'm only as far as S01E02 and so far I can agree. This series desperately lacks Bruce Willis.
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    Buying Windows? With Windows, you aren't the customer. You are the product being sold.

    @SortOfTested Another huge advantage is that I can politely decline any private Win 10 support requests because in the company, it's IT's (hehe) job to fix that shit, and I don't know that stuff myself because my machine at home runs under Linux.
  • 1
    Forgot about that show. Thanks for reminding me👍
  • 2
    This looks like another netflix serialisation of a good movie that should never have been made
  • 0
    *cough encryption export laws**cough POODLE**cough PGP*
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    @stop huh? Didn't get it
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    @netikras the us had laws that forbid good encryption.
    poodle is the name of an hole that was caused by this.
    The export of PGP was forbidden due this laws, but after someone printed the sourcecode in a book, they found a hole in the laws.
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    @stop I guess I've got to finish my coffee first because I still can't tie this to the context of the rant :D

    It'll get to me eventually. I believe it will!
  • 0
    @stop You know who had made the anti-crypto bill that pushed Phil Zimmermann to finish PGP? That was a certain Joe Biden.
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