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Comment Re:Reality vs idealism (Score 1) 290

what i mean is: If your hardware is closed, your software may be open. Which is quite a big ADVANTAGE, if you're a free software developer, who just wants to provide cool software. Its still a big problem, if you're the customer wanting to use the media in any possible way (your good right, imho).

Comment Re:Poisoning the well (Score 1) 207

you do not support sites by allowing ads, without buying the products.
A ad costs the advertiser money: money for the space at the homepage (the money you want the homepage owner to have) and hosting cost (traffic, server rent). If the advertiser shows you the ad, its costly for him. If you buy something, its profitable. But if you do not buy something, the sum is negative, so he will lower the pay for the homepage owner in the long run. So only unblock ads, if you plan buying stuff from them.
Most intelligent people do not buy because of ads, so its pointless to unblock them.

Comment Re:Reality vs idealism (Score 1) 290

you're not understanding my postings. GPG is opensource, your private key is not. A program reading a encrypted video-stream and forwarding it via a trusted path to the graphics card can be opensource, the key inside the tpm/graphics card/monitor cannot. so trusted computing enables opensource DRM, while the current situation requires closed source to implement a DRM-System.

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