Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
> | Microsoft's brainwave is called Device Manners Policy (DMP) and it
> | could ensure that if a sign says "No photography allowe", then your
> | camera or your phone's camera won't work. DMP could also be used to
> | block phones from receiving incoming calls during a meeting.
I can see the criminals having a field day with that:
Wife: Honey, I think someone is trying to break into the house.
Husband: Call the police. I'll go downstairs. [picks up baseball bat]
Wife: The phone's asking for a PIN number?!?!
Husband: Turn on the CCTV monitor to see what's happening.
Wife: It says "Restricted content. Please obtain a license".
I bet the prophet Muhammed Gates dreamt up /that/ "brilliant" idea.
Certainly the /name/ sounds stupid enough to be one of his.
| 'When it comes to knowledge, "ownership" just doesn't make sense'
| ~ Cory Doctorow, The Guardian. http://tinyurl.com/22bgx8
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