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Hardware-assisted security poised for growth, says Intel

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Re: Isn't this a solution in search of a problem ?

> what good does a secured-down hardware do there ?

It allows you to force the user to buy (new) stuff on your orders, no matter if they want, or can afford it. No more user choice, ie. loopholes, alternative uses and edge cases: Want to use an old retired PC for that home weather station of yours? No can do, you'll have to buy a brand new $2000 workstation for it. Pay up for our newest products, when we tell you, and as often as we tell you, or else.

That's all it is about, you don't really believe they are at least concerned about security? Beyond the mandatory "We take the security of our clients very seriously" bit, that is?

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