Beta
×

Welcome to the Slashdot Beta site -- learn more here. Use the link in the footer or click here to return to the Classic version of Slashdot.

Thank you!

Before you choose to head back to the Classic look of the site, we'd appreciate it if you share your thoughts on the Beta; your feedback is what drives our ongoing development.

Beta is different and we value you taking the time to try it out. Please take a look at the changes we've made in Beta and  learn more about it. Thanks for reading, and for making the site better!

Comments

top

More About Copy Control on Hard Drives

RavStar Lets see what we learn from history.... (344 comments)

This is going to play out like this: Manufacture A starts the new line of hard drives, OEMs B C D E F & G say lets buy Manufacture B's hard drive without this new 'feature'. Manufacture A's sales drop, so then their stock. CEO A says oh crap, my shareholders are gona revolt! Lets 'revise' the design! (smaks of the intel serial #s huh?)
After seeing Manufacture A go through slump, Manufactures B C D E F G & H hopefully wont be stupid and follow, right? After all, and new lines dot all come out at the same time, so the rest can watch the train wreak and learn....

more than 13 years ago

Submissions

RavStar hasn't submitted any stories.

Journals

RavStar has no journal entries.

Slashdot Login

Need an Account?

Forgot your password?

Submission Text Formatting Tips

We support a small subset of HTML, namely these tags:

  • b
  • i
  • p
  • br
  • a
  • ol
  • ul
  • li
  • dl
  • dt
  • dd
  • em
  • strong
  • tt
  • blockquote
  • div
  • quote
  • ecode

"ecode" can be used for code snippets, for example:

<ecode>    while(1) { do_something(); } </ecode>