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SubjectRe: disabling Intel PSN
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H. Peter Anvin writes ("Re: disabling Intel PSN"):

> I disagree with this sentiment: there are applications for which this
> is a desirable feature. It would be better if this was a kernel
> command-line option, even if the default would be off.

I think it's a bad idea to allow it at all. If it's enabled, vendors
will start using it for generating software licence keys; its bad
enough that Mac addresses are used for this purpose (consider what
happens when your server's hardware fails and needs to be replaced).

Peter

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