Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on February 03, 2006 06:52 PM
Agree with the points both of you make. But if there were no choices, i.e mandated DRM hardware (actually this may be unlikely... so take what I say from here on with a grain of salt) If it's my hardware, I'll run whatever I damn well please. Just as I could run linux on my gamecube, or put monkey island on my palm pilot. Hardware is essentially "petrified" software. If I own either, I'll run it as I please. Otherwise it's not really my hardware nor software... The GPLv3 draft ensures a way, regardless of how hardware cartels feel.
As for misguided viewpoints, I'd rather not demand people think a certain way. Just think for yourself.