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Old 07-13-2002, 09:47 AM   #1
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Time for total boycott!!!!!!!!!!!


http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/users/rja14/tcpa-faq.html

People please swear off of M$ and Intel.....................make AMD the choice of linux users and make AMD aware of it.
 
Old 07-13-2002, 12:08 PM   #2
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AMD ALL THE WAY

i stoped using intel chips acouple of months ago now basicaly cos the P4 was full of bugs and the attempted serial number on the P3
but this just took the cake !


just solong as amd dont try the same thing its ok
 
Old 07-13-2002, 12:29 PM   #3
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Sorry to break the news to you - but AMD is into it, too.Might be because replacing all computer that have to connect to the net over the next 5 or 10 years is too sweet a deal to pass up.
 
Old 07-13-2002, 12:29 PM   #4
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Last Intel chip I bought more than 3 years ago. AMD was just better. I hope they won't try any palladium tricks..
 
Old 07-13-2002, 02:13 PM   #5
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what!!? that's not TRUST, thats PARANOIA!!
 
Old 07-13-2002, 02:31 PM   #6
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Angry M$ is going too far

This is just plain unbelievable. No one should let this happen.

Actually I'd rather stop using computers and live in a cave than touch this palladium crap.
 
Old 07-13-2002, 02:47 PM   #7
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M$ is trying it on.......

Call me naive, but if M$ tried this a few years ago, they might have got away with it. Since then, even Governments are changing over to open source - not just because of security bugs but because of the new 'leasing' model. Not just governments - businesses (such as IBM) are promoting open source to the extent that Ballmer from M$ calls open source a "cancer".

The point is, M$ is constantly losing support and Linux is gaining - IMHO I reckon by the time Palladium etc. is rolled out to the masses, the world will have gone anti-M$ even more.

BTW - Intel also supports various open-source projects (such as donating hardware to the lm_sensors project), so I guess they're backing both horses in this race!

Dutch
 
Old 07-13-2002, 07:50 PM   #8
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AMD is in on the action too, ya know. Head over to wired.com and check out some articles on Palladium.
 
Old 07-13-2002, 08:11 PM   #9
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palladium stuff

sorry, quite drunk, but still compus mentus enough to type this (slowly)

can't remember if it was someone well known or the journo from www.theregister.co.uk

but if people don't buy palladium, it dies!!!!!!!



So don't just sit there, go out and spread the message (paranoia or not!!!)

Salaams

John
 
Old 07-13-2002, 09:11 PM   #10
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It's about time you guys woke up.
 
Old 07-13-2002, 10:20 PM   #11
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If Intel & AMD both go to Pallidum, I'd switch to PPC!
 
Old 07-13-2002, 10:43 PM   #12
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If you don't like this then don't by it. Thats what I love about the system. If you don't buy the product dies. I won't be buying, I hope you don't either.
 
Old 07-13-2002, 11:40 PM   #13
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we should be very concerned with what is happening now with M$--passport service and .Net
 
Old 07-14-2002, 12:54 AM   #14
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I sure hope this is just some propaganda. Does anyone have any links to AMD or Intel website release info? I think I will write my congressman if this turns out to be real. I mean we all know how bad MS sucks, but WTF are they thinking? Asses. I guess I will sell my stock and see about getting some Linux distro stock, maybe RedHat.
 
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