[PD] Microsoft's Pd

Ian Knopke knopke at music.mcgill.ca
Sat Aug 17 00:47:57 CEST 2002

from http://www.counterpane.com/crypto-gram-0208.html#1
(featured on /. today)

>Palladium (like chemists, Microsoft calls it "Pd" for short) is
>Microsoft's implementation of the TCPA spec, sort of. ("Sort of" depends
>on who you ask. Some say it's related. Some say they do similar things,
>but are unrelated. Some say that Pd is, in fact, Microsoft's attempt to
>preempt the TCPA spec.) TCPA is the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance,

Anyone heard of this? Is there any kind of copyright on the Pd name?

Ian Knopke

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