apeir0 writes "The Register has a story which proposes an ulterior motive to Microsoft's new Palladium: a GPL-killer. 'It's the very fact that this appears insoluble to me that helps me realize that MS has put tremendous, careful thought into it. To make the commons Linux-hostile, MS is taking dramatic steps to make it GPL-hostile. Very clever and admirably diabolical.' Is this a valid point or just paranoia?"
Ross Anderson has been writing about this recently; we covered his paper a few days ago, and he's now got a Palladium FAQ
up. Another submitter sent in this interview
with the Microsoft manager in charge of Palladium. The Washington Post has a column
. Update: 06/27 22:43 GMT
: Bob Cringely also has a column on Palladium up, in which he says that several of his fears have been realized