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Old 05-21-2008, 05:59 PM   #1
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Default Now Microsoft want to control/restrict your tv

I came across this article: http://badvista.fsf.org/blog/don-t-g...remote-control

I think through reading this article you can get a feel for what kind of company microsoft is. you can get this by the way the article describes the fact that microsoft has spent more effort in restricting the users abilities in order to maintain control over them.
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Another reason to add to the list why Windows Media Player sucks.

Winamp FTW!
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Old 05-21-2008, 06:17 PM   #3
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just to be pedantic, that article quotes the law, but also says that you can photcopy news paper articles. -you can't the news papers (and magazines) own the rights to those articles.
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but you can still do it even though it is breaking the law. were as in this case for microsoft its not breaking the law and you still cant do it
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I loves me my Winamp, displays stuff on my G15
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I wonder if Bill likes his position as CEO of assholes.
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