[LINK] God-and/or-the-Devil Inside

Roger Clarke Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Wed Aug 23 13:55:03 AEST 2017

[Remember the days of 'Intel Inside', and EPIC/PI's co-option of it to lobby against chip-identifiers, using the slogan 'Big Brother Inside'?

[Notes at http://www.rogerclarke.com/DV/PrivCorp.html#BB

[Do we really want to invite complete paralysis of information infrastructure, whether caused by authoritarian government, computer suppliers upset about late payments, software providers upset about copyright breaches, organised crime, disorganised crime / script kiddies, let alone plain old blunder?

[If so, install a Titan chip.]

Google touts Titan security chip to attract cloud clients
Salvador Rodriguez
Aug 23 2017

>Titan scans hardware to ensure it has not been tampered with, Neal Mueller, head of infrastructure product marketing for Google Cloud Platform, said in a recent interview. If anything has been changed, Titan chip will prevent the machine from booting.

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