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  • tildearrow
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    Ban on benchmarking? I guess they did this because they know Meltdown and Spectre and <insert vulnerability here> have been hurting them...
    Last edited by tildearrow; 23 August 2018, 04:03 PM.

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  • Intel Clears Up Microcode Licensing Controversy - Simpler License, Allows Benchmarking

    Phoronix: Intel Clears Up Microcode Licensing Controversy - Simpler License, Allows Benchmarking

    Over the past day online there has been lots of controversy following some high-profile sites reporting about Intel's "un-friendly microcode license update" and its "ban on benchmarking", among other catch phrases. It's now been officially cleared up by Intel with a simpler license that doesn't forbid benchmarking, allows distribution vendors to re-distributed these binary files to their users, and doesn't have any other nastiness integrated into the legal text...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-License-Fixed
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