Microsoft's co-processor

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piep
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Microsoft's co-processor

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why is nobody talking about the parasitic "co-processors" by microsoft, which are going to be built on intel's and amd's coming architectures?
Sure they will try to sell them as the best thing to ever happen, but in my humble opinion, microsoft should be blacklisted in terms of security and nil credibility after all these years. Yet, not only intel, but also amd want to be part of this "program".
This is old news (almost a year) yet nobody seems to even care.
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Never heard of it. Do you have some links to more info?
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I thought they backed down after ppl raised the entire spectre of the trusted platform BS from 5-10years ago
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Sorry for not posting link and thanks to Spent for backing up
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Outch! Didn't know about this, thank you for bringing the topic.

This sounds really bad. Between other implications, it means Microsoft will control any PC through Windows Update, no matter the operating system. This is dystopian level scary. :shock:
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If they were serious, it would be an open specification so anyone could implement it and Pluton would be a reference implementation.

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