Ernest Miller pursues research and writing on cyberlaw, intellectual property, and First Amendment issues. Mr. Miller attended the U.S. Naval Academy before attending Yale Law School, where he was president and co-founder of the Law and Technology Society, and founded the technology law and policy news site LawMeme. He is a fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.
Ernest Miller's blog postings can also be found @ Copyfight LawMeme
[T]he problem is the broadcast industry, which is reluctant to let Microsoft add support for CableCARD to Windows Media Center because they dont think a Media Center PC is a secure enough environment. They prefer what they perceive as the closed box environments of a TiVo or a cable set top box, and believe that a Windows Media Center PC with CableCARD would be a boon to piracy (as if shows arent going to get pirated no matter what).
The funny thing is, if Hollywood is successful in forcing the whole trusted computing thing down our throats, they're going to end up reporting to Bill Gates. I'd stay on his good side.