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Sen. Ernest ''Fritz'' Hollings (D-SC) to retire

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Ambrose Chapel, Aug 4, 2003.

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    Ambrose Chapel

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    -Ambrose Chapel

    I thought it was him! - But I wasn't completely certain.

    See ya Fritz!
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    Hopefully this will be a deterrent from the fritz chip 1984-esque situation all windows users would be facing...
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    Ambrose Chapel

    Yeah the first time I read the article I didn't remember who he was...then I saw the headline again and made the connection.

    I thought the chip was still coming...I know Longhorn includes Palladium (or is it just the new name?). I guess Fritz'll get his secure computing.
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    As a resident of South Carolina I only have one thing to say;

    "Don't let the door hit you on the way out Fritz!"

    so long Foghorn Leghorn!

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    -Ambrose Chapel

    Palladium is the software component to the initiative.
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    I wish him well in his retirement. After 51 years of service and the age of 81, he is defintely due for some time to spend with family.
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    Thanks. What is happening with the hardware angle? Is Intel still on track with the Fritz chip?
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    -Ambrose Chapel

    Yep. And it might be introduced with the 3.2 P4 this December - though that functionality won't be active until Palladium.

    This stuff just make me love my Macs all the more: freedom.
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    Ambrose Chapel

    patrickObrien - yes i totally agree. after i first read that FAQ on TCPA last year i was pretty disgusted...i truly hope Apple can keep this sort of thing from infesting Macs.

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