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    Senior Member energizze's Avatar
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    http://www.notcpa.org/about.html

    i dunno how much truth there is in that link.

    but if that's true then i hope some court puts a stop to it.

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    If it was fully true, then PC sales would drop dramatically, especially in the case of professional software developers which includes a great deal of government work. But then again, my next computer will be a G5 anyway. I'm still satisfied with my P3-933 and don't feel it to be slow at all.
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    Who's gonna buy that?

    I can see a version of that setup being useful for companies who want to keep a grip on there licensing situation but that would only work internally - Data Protection Act comes to mind here.

    2004 - I don't think so - I think somebody is telling porkies!

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    So basically M$ is going to be watching everything that you are doing on your computer? I wondered how long it would take for that to happen.

    I will probably follow filburt and get a Mac if that happens.
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    This sounds crap. If it runs like other product Micro$oft have done then it will go wrong no doubt and you will probs be locked out of every program on your pc, :S

    on a serious note, I will be moving straight to a Mac as soon as possible. The only reason I am not using one at the moment is because I have to much software on this pc that I am worried will not work on MAC (i may start a thread about this soon asking for opinions and problems I may come accross during the swap) Micro$oft obviously dont realise what this will do when they bring it out, they will lose out in my opinion, this is a silly idea and has no real point? Do they?

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    they'd be idiots to do it.

    i'd be the same, if they ever did that, i'd get a MAC.


    although even if they did do it. no-doubt some motherboard and processor makers would come onto the scene with stuff that didn't integrate with it.

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    They'd be smart to do it, and they'd be in the right to do it. The only people (it sounds) who would be affected are thieves and pirates. I say good luck to MS and Intel.

    If the rest of you guys are so set on stealing, get AMD and *nix or a Mac (which isn't too easy to steal on, either) and stop complaining.

    I for one am tired of hearing it.

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    Although, being able to rent software sounds like a good idea.
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    Well AMD are members of the organisation too :P

    I'm sure some bright spark will find a way the corrupt the TCPA chipset anyhow

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    The only people (it sounds) who would be affected are thieves and pirates
    I'm not worried about them finding anything illegal in the slightest, I have nothing on my pc I havent paid for, I worried about being told what programs I can open and what I cant. I wouldnt have a problem if it just made sure all software had been legally purchased or not, but being told what I can do on my pc isnt something I am looking forward to?


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