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Originally Posted by caenlen View Post

Probably the NSA backdoor that is built into all motherboards BIOS chips. thumb.gif

With pressure from the Linux community, AMD actually considering opening up the Platform Security Processor, which would allow the open source community to put a lock on that door.
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Larry: How did they finally get to you?

Sam: They gave me a grasshopper.

Larry: What's a grasshopper?

Sam: Lessee, two parts gin, one part brandy, one part Creme de Menthe...
-Ronin, 1998

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Since we already know they are illegally spying on all of us, does this grasshopper affect FPS?
 
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With pressure from the Linux community, AMD actually considering opening up the Platform Security Processor, which would allow the open source community to put a lock on that door.
So I should feel better because they considered it? tongue.gif
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So I should feel better because they considered it? tongue.gif

They listened to the community by open sourcing their gpu drivers, which has been a huge benefit to AMD and users, so it's possible they might actually open up the PSP.
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Are you going to ask the police to come "break up" the home invasion?

In Australia that's what you'd probably do, because intervention could result in you being charged with various offences unless you carefully plan your actions so that they match the threat. Self defence is almost illegal.
Edited by randomizer - 4/8/17 at 7:34pm
    
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Guys.. the government has literally Unlimited money.. if they want something they just take it.. if you're worried, there are only two things you can do.. Join the government and climb, Or just don't -internet-

This whole privacy thing is idealist table conversation.. for example, everyone knows killing is wrong, yet we build millions of guns every year..

Yet we build millions of USB cable (alternative easy to find strangling tool) every year. And you buy it, don't deny it.
post #18 of 33
Using a POWER CPU would be better though, if you want something more open. Not that in the end, if they really wanted something from you, they couldn't get it.
Edited by TheBloodEagle - 4/8/17 at 7:36pm
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If only there was someone to warn us about this! Yeah...
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Since we already know they are illegally spying on all of us, does this grasshopper affect FPS?
Asking the important questions!
    
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