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Re: Isn't this...

"<shrug> The burning is done by the chip manufacturer. You would have to be able to identify which TPM was being burned and follow it through the supply chain to its destination. Pointless and extremely unlikely given how many TPMs will be burned in a session.

Your questions sound like tinfoil helmet stuff."

Unless the chip manufacturer is doubled (or worse, directly controlled by the State). After what Edward Snowden and others like him revealed, NOTHING is taboo, not even hardware exploits and secret cloning. How can you trust the TPM being absolutely unique in a DTA world where nothing is off limits? Not even a secret quantum computer hidden under the huge datacenter in Utah (and if you think American spooks can't keep things secret, how did they keep low-visibility planes secret for decades?).

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