The problems of Vista Content Protection

Peter Gutmann wrote an excellent essay about the costs of the content protection in Vista, that we even incur when we plan not to use Vista.

This document analyses the cost involved in Vista's content protection, and the collateral damage that this incurs throughout the computer industry.


Here's an offer to Microsoft: If we, the consumers, promise to never, ever, ever buy a single HD-DVD or Blu-Ray disccontaining any precious premiumcontent [Note E], will you in exchange withhold this poison from the computer industry? Please?