Are why corporations LOVE mobile OS device platforms like iOS and Android, why they would also *love* to see the traditional PC become a dinosaur and a relic.
Traditional PCs are a genie that is out of the bottle and can't be put back.
Whereas almost all modern technologies and platforms have been designed with an eye to taking that control *back* from the technically adept consumer. (And restoring it to the corporations that control and distribute IP).
That is, HDTV, HDMI, BluRay and 3D - as well as mobile OS platforms from both Apple and Google - have built in support for making it anywhere from far more difficult to nearly impossible to bypass built in DMCA protections.
As we wonder what we give up going forward into the Post-PC era of computing, remember this. I think very few people really understand the significance of how we are losing control of our media and our devices.
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