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Re: [opensuse] device.map - Darryl/Carl/Boyd
  • From: Scott Jones <scottj.org@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 08:42:57 -0600
  • Message-id: <200702070842.57675.scottj.org@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 07 February 2007, Mike McMullin wrote:

> On Sat, 2007-02-03 at 16:53 -0800, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:
> > Norton System Works '06 edition was roundly criticized for this since it
> > also affected American tax software which also demanded changes to the
> > MBR.
>
> Which begs the question as to what the tax software was doing mucking
> about with the MBR? Who wrote it?

Intuit's TurboTax, back in 2002/2003. Macrovision wrote the DRM portion,
SafeCast, which mucked with the MBR.
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