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Tuesday, August 30, 2005
  Microsoft integrates tougher DRM into Vista
Microsoft is going to be putting some roadblocks in Vista to keep hackers (and thus, regular users and rightful owners) from access certain aspects of the operating system. Hollywood cheers, Microsoft cheers and consumers take it in the rear.

For the first time, the Windows operating system will wall off some audio and video processes almost completely from users and outside programmers, in hopes of making them harder for hackers to reach. The company is establishing digital security checks that could even shut off a computer's connections to some monitors or televisions if antipiracy procedures that stop high-quality video copying aren't in place.
 
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