From: John Regehr (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 06 2000 - 09:25:04 PDT
> Because FPGA is harder to trace and to reverse engineer. In principle,
> you can imagine an FPGA which only accepts encrypted, digitally signed
> code. If you're an unauthorized developer, tough luck.
This wouldn't be much worse than a trusted processor, which only accepts
programs signed by the right people. Isn't Intel working on this?
One hopes that the market will reject such solutions when they appear.
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