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«The person … owns the [CNC milling] machine outright, but has discovered that if he moves it at all, a GPS and gyro sensor package in the machine automatically shuts it down and will not allow it to restart until they receive a manufacturer's unlock code.» - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140109/03060325817/latest-twist-drm-lockdown-geolocation.shtml


«This seems to be a requirement of the US government, and is designed to prevent machines being sent to Iran in violation of the embargo placed on that country.» #DRM #hardware_is_crazy

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