Apple definitely makes a nice computer, but they too are in with Trusted Computing, though not nearly to the extent that Microsoft and others are. Apples foray into TC, thusfar, has been in their iTunes AAC DRM, and restricting non-apple approved software from running.
Case in point, the hell hackers went through to finally figure out how to get XP booting on the new intel mac's. To whit, Apple then turned around and released Boot Camp, and made it a simple, painless process.
And comparitively, AAC's DRM is most definitely more user-friendly than Windows Media's DRM. There's also the possibility that the only reason Apple put any DRM on iTunes music, was due to RIAA pressure. Ie: "Either DRM it, or you can't sell it."
Because OSX is based on a BSD core, it will be difficult for them to completely pillage users computers, the way MS is going to do with Vista, because of the openness of the system. However, they've recently closed the kernel. Whether that is in retailiation to hackers making OSX86 work on off the shelf systems/components, or a first step towards locking down their system in a similar way to Vista... remains to be seen.
That all being said, currently I would certainly trust Apple over Microsoft, any day. And I'm hoping that doesn't change. I'm looking forward to my next laptop purchase being an Apple, but that's at least a couple years down the road.
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