The Null Device
More on the CPRM hard-disk copy control spectre: now Sun veteran and known
cyber-libertarian activist and free software stalwart
John Gilmore has posted a rousing email calling for a boycott of hardware
that is not certified free
of such copy control mechanisms. His letter also mentions encrypted video
displays (think of what that will do to your laptop's battery life) and
BIOSes, and other scary stuff that's probably just over the horizon.
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