Trusted Computing for Mac OS X

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 12:33 AM EST

The TCPA was a collaborative initiative involving major industry players such as Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and some others. The successor to the TCPA is the TCG, whose goal is to develop vendor-neutral standard specifications for trusted computing. Unfortunately, there are several aspects of trusted computing that are often misunderstood—in particular, its relationship to the controversial idea of DRM. We will not discuss the pros and cons of trusted computing here: far too many expositions haven been written both for and against the concept. The purpose of this document is to discuss a specific piece of hardware found in certain Apple computer models: the TPM.

At OS X Book.

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