Living Without Microsoft Wiki

Following the makeover that Living Without Microsoft has recently been given – and the upturn in activity that the site has seen as a result – I’ve been beavering away on WikiSpaces putting together a wiki for resources on how people can get away from using Microsoft’s products. You can find it at If you’ve … Keep reading

Vista and DRM

Quentin Stafford-Fraser (British web pioneer, who helped devise the first webcam) points to a frightening article by Peter Gutman about “Microsoft’s devotion to ‘content-protection’”. From Peter’s executive summary: Windows Vista includes an extensive reworking of core OS elements in order to provide content protection for so-called “premium content”, typically HD data from Blu-Ray and HD-DVD … Keep reading