[linux-elitists] STANFORD LOCAL: Wednesday 19 November 2003: Microsoft will claim that Palladium is good for you, Richard Stallman asks your help in telling the truth

Jay Sulzberger jays@panix.com
Wed Nov 19 01:25:35 PST 2003


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  what="alert and request from Richard Stallman"
  suggestion="Please call Palladium by its right name, 'Palladium'.  It is not a Next Generation Secure Computing Base."
  edit-level="one mail header line suppressed so that private addresses be not broadcast"
  more-information="http://www.nyfairuse.org/action/palladium"
  for-what-Microsoft-does-today-with-the-primitive-hard-DRM-in-Xbox="http://xbox-linux.sourceforge.net/docs/remotedelete.html">

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 18:04:00 -0500
From: Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
Subject: Microsoft speech at Stanford where we need people to show up

At this event tomorrow, Microsoft will try to present Palladium as a
security measure.  It would be useful if a few people who understand
the issues of treacherous computing and security could show up there
and point out flaws in that argument meant to justify Palladium.
Flaws could include (1) that in practice this "solution" wouldn't
solve the whole problem unless users' usage is grievously limited,
and (2) you could do as much for security in other ways that won't
attack the user's freedom.


Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 13:47:05 -0800
To: rms@gnu.org
Reply-To: ee380@shasta.stanford.edu
Subject: [CSL Colloq] Improving the Security Structure through Code Identity * 4:15PM, Wed November 19, 2003 in Gates B03


              COMPUTER SYSTEMS LABORATORY COLLOQUIUM
               4:15PM, Wednesday, November 19, 2003
       NEC Auditorium, Gates Computer Science Building B03
                   http://ee380.stanford.edu[1]

Topic:    Improving the Security Structure through Code Identity

Speaker:  John Manferdelli
          Microsoft Corporation

About the talk:

What are the current insecurities in current operating systems
and what repairs are being made to make the systems secure.

About the speaker:

[Portrait] As general manager of the Windows Trusted Platform
Infrastructures (WTPI) group at Microsoft Corp., John Manferdelli
is responsible for providing the strategic direction for the
development and integration of security technologies in the
Microsoft Windows operating system.

(See the web posting for a full biography.)

Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other
countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned
herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact Infomration

John Manferdelli
Microsoft


Embedded Links:
[ 1 ]    http://ee380.stanford.edu

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Jay Sulzberger <secretary@lxny.org>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
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