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Windows 10 OSIGNFW Possible imposition of restrictive code signing practices for firmware on third party hardware developers
Windows 10 OSIGNOS Restrictive OS signing on ARM platforms
AMD GPUs OSIGNFW Vega and subsequent GPUs implement restrictive code signing practices on firmware
Google Chrome DRM (Mobile version) Disables picture-in-picture support for youtube.com only
Google Play Store OTHER Delisted app for a Twitter alternative for allowing "hate speech"
Network Solutions (Domain Name Registrar) DNSREMIT Suspended (and prevented transfer of) domain due to politics of content
Namecheap (Domain Name Registrar) DNSREMIT Suspended domain for hosting pro-Nazi content
Google Domains DNSREMIT Threatened to terminate domain name for hosting pro-Nazi content
GoDaddy (Domain Name Registrar) DNSREMIT Threatened to terminate domain name for hosting pro-Nazi content
Verizon Wireless Internet Service NATHROTTLE Throttled video streaming
Comcast Internet Service NCENSOR Blocks websites which engage in phishing under the Comcast brand, with collateral damage
Windows 10 OBACKDOOR Allows manufacturer to remotely install new software for promotional purposes
BT Broadband NCENSOR Censorship (by court order) (piracy websites)
BT Broadband NPORTOUT25 Blocks port TCP/25 out
BT Broadband NCENSOR Cleanfeed voluntary UK child porn censorship system
Sky Broadband NHIJACK Hijacking to display 'blocked by court order/content filtering' messages
Sky Broadband NCENSOR Voluntary UK child porn censorship system
Sky Broadband NCENSOR Censorship (by court order) (piracy websites)
Google ALLYOURCODE Google employment contract assigns copyright to Google for unrelated work by employee
Ancestry.com ARBITRATION Mandatory arbitration clause
HP Laptops MALWARE Incorporates keylogger
Windows 10 OSIGNAPP Windows 10 S: can only run Store applications
Twitter FAKEREDIRECT Rewrites links posted by users to redirector which uses nonsemantic redirection
Netflix ODISCOS Discriminates against modified Android devices
Google Play Store ODISCOS Allows publishers to decline to allow applications to be installed on modified devices
Google Chrome DRM Incorporates the Widevine DRM system
Google DRM Makes the Widevine DRM system
TalkTalk Internet Service NCENSOR Operates opt-out content filtering censorship regime
TalkTalk Internet Service NLREMIT ISP deliberately blocked TeamViewer application
Google Play Store BUGMENOT Requires login to download APKs
Freesat receivers DRM Imposition of DRM
Freeview HD receivers OSIGNFW Contractual requirement for devices to resist user modification
Freeview HD receivers DRM Imposition of DRM for HD DVR recordings
Apple Laptops INCOMP 2016 MBP: Windows (i.e., software) can destroy speakers
Adobe Reader DRM Enforces Adobe PDF document DRM flags
SumatraPDF DRM Enforces Adobe PDF document DRM flags
Google Compute Engine NPORTOUT25 Blocks port 25 out (neutrality violation)
Android OS OLDCRYPTO Use of MD5 for manual ADB public key fingerprint display and verification
John Deere tractors OSERVMON Uses technical measures and DMCA1201 to maintain servicing monopoly and obstruct owner repair
Windows 10 ANTITRUST Discrimination against non-Microsoft anti-malware
Steam ORESALEDRM System precludes right of resale
Federal Communications Commission OSIGNFW Uses power as regulator to try and force companies to institute restrictive code signing practices
Sourceforge ADWARE Replaced open source project downloads with adware-wrapped installers (resolved)
Patreon ARBITRATION Binding arbitration clause
Steam ARBITRATION Binding arbitration clause
Zang ARBITRATION Binding arbitration clause
Nexmo ARBITRATION Binding arbitration clause
Plivo ARBITRATION Binding arbitration clause
Bandwidth.com Telephony API ARBITRATION Binding arbitration clause
Twilio ARBITRATION Binding arbitration clause
Cox Internet Service NPORTIN Blocking of incoming port 80
Lenovo Laptops OSIGNOS Some Lenovo laptops will not boot non-Windows OSes (rectified)
HP Printers OVLOCK Firmware in some printers falsely claims cartridges are defective after a time delay when third-party cartridges are used
Extreme Networks Networking Equipment DRM Use of non-Extreme transceivers now results in bandwidth limitation unless additional fee paid
Arista Networks Networking Equipment OVLOCKEX Supports only Arista transceivers
Intel Ethernet Adapters OVLOCKEX Supports only Intel transceivers
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Networking Equipment OVLOCKEX Supports only HP transceivers
Extreme Networks Networking Equipment OVLOCKEX Supports only Extreme transceivers
Cisco Networking Equipment OVLOCKEX By default, supports only Cisco transceivers
Cadbury RATCHET Deterioration in Creme Egg recipe
Cadbury ACQUIRED Organization has been acquired; significant deterioration observed
NetApp OSELLSUE Attempted to stop people reselling hardware circa 2000
Cisco Systems OSELLSUE Makes nonsensical claims that reselling hardware with OS loaded is illegal
Windows 8 OSIGNOS Restrictive OS, app signing on ARM platforms
Windows 8 OSIGNAPP Mandatory signing of Metro-style apps
Windows (ARM) Computers OSIGNOS Windows OS cannot be replaced due to non-disableable firmware code signing restrictions
Webroot Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Vodafone Internet Service NHIJACK Injects JavaScript into HTTP traffic
Virgin Media Internet Service NLREMIT (implied by NHIJACK)
Virgin Media Internet Service NCENSOR Censorship (by court order) (piracy websites)
Virgin Media Internet Service NHIJACK Hijacking to display 'blocked by court order' messages
Virgin Media Internet Service NCENSOR Cleanfeed voluntary UK child porn censorship system
Virgin Media Internet Service NXDOMAIN Branded advert-ridden search page; can be disabled; ISP resolver only
Verizon Wireless Internet Service NLREMIT (implied by NHIJACK)
Verizon Wireless Internet Service NHIJACK Injection of tracking UIDs into HTTP requests
Trend Micro Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
TP-Link Routers OSIGNFW Has introduced restrictive code signing practice
TiVo OSIGNOS Firmware (OS) is signed and cannot be replaced
Three Internet Service NCENSOR Network-level advert blocking
Tesla Automobiles OSERVMON Withholds service manuals, parts, attempts to restrict access to vehicular maintenance interfaces and readouts to maximum extent possible
Tesla Automobiles FSALE Monitors vehicles, attempts to access diagnostic functions remotely
Tesla Automobiles FSALE General attitude of retained ownership indicates false sale-style transaction
T-Mobile Internet Service LIEVEST Binge on: Lying to investors about practices
T-Mobile Internet Service NATHROTTLE Binge on: Traffic-predicated network throttling
T-Mobile Internet Service NLREMIT Binge on: Using deep packet inspection to predicate throttling decisions
T-Mobile Internet Service NUNDOC Failing to make their network policy transparent (Binge on)
Symantec Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Steam [[Steam/DRM|]]
Sophos Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Smart Meters OTHER Novel totalitarian uses: Spain
Smart Meters OTHER High-resolution usage data: facilitates variable billing schemes
Smart Meters OTHER High-resolution usage data: severe privacy implications
Smart Meters OTHER Capacity for load discrimination and control
Smart Meters OTHER Supply can be remotely turned on and off by company
Razer Naga gaming mouse OCOUPNET Requires registration with service to use mouse functions
Philips Hue lighting OVLOCK Attempted to prevent compatibility with third party products (now reneged)
Panda Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
OLPC Laptops OSIGNOS OS cannot be replaced without manufacturer-issued developer key
NVIDIA GPUs OSIGNFW Newer GPUs require signed firmware
NVIDIA GPUs VIANDI Refuses to provide interface documentation for GPUs
Nginx Web Server OSSCOI OSS project documentation also contains stealth advertisements for commercial features.

There is insufficient distinction between the open source project and the commercial arm.

Netflix DRM Video uses DRM scheme
Mozilla Firefox DRM Includes Adobe DRM module
Mozilla Firefox OSIGNEXT Extensions must be signed (by Mozilla) after a certain version
Mori Seiki CNC Milling Machines DRM Stops working if moved (GPS) until manufacturer issues authorization code
Miller TIG Welding Power Supplies DRM Crippleware DRM
Microsoft Freemail Services EMAILREJECT Rejects valid e. mail
Microsoft Antivirus [[Microsoft Antivirus/SRPI|]]
McAfee Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Mac OS X OSIGNDRV Kernel drivers must be signed by Apple
Lexmark Printers [[Lexmark Printers/OBSCLOCKINK|]]
Lexmark Printers OVLOCK Known to chip print cartridges to try and shut down the third party cartridge market
Lexmark Printers OVLOCKDMCA Known to have sued third party cartridge manufacturers under the DMCA
Lenovo Laptops OVLOCK Attempts to prevent usage with unauthorized batteries
Keurig coffee machines OVLOCK Attempts to prevent use of third-party cartridges via technical measures
Kaspersky Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Intel x86 CPUs ENCLAVE Secure Enclave
Intel x86 CPUs DRM On-Chip Integrated Graphics: DRM: PAVP/Intel Insider (audio/video path encryption system)
Intel x86 CPUs OSIGNFW Mandatory "Management Engine" blob must be signed by Intel
Intel x86 CPUs [[Intel x86 CPUs/OSIGNFW-MC|]]
Intel x86 CPUs OHANDICAP Some Intel processors can be "upgraded" via payment
Intel x86 CPUs OVCLOCK Attempts to prevent overclocking: Skylake
Insyde H2O UEFI Firmware INCOMP BIOS can be crashed by unexpected hard disk contents
HP Pavilion Laptops INCOMP Inadequate cooling provision; overheating issues
HDMI DRM HDCP link encryption DRM scheme
HD DVD Video DRM AACS DRM system
Gmail EMAILREJECT Rejects valid e. mail
Google Chrome OSIGNEXT Mandatory extension signing
G DATA Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Fortinet Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
F-Secure Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
ESET Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
EScan Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Epson Printers OBSCLOCKINK Refuses to print once the chips say 'empty'
DVD Video COPYPROT CSS Copy Protection System
DVD Video OREGION Region coding
DVD Video NOSKIPAD Some DVD video discs have unskippable adverts
DVD Drives OREGION Modern DVD drives enforce region check
DisplayPort audiovisual interconnect OTHER Supports lossy compression and chroma subsampling
DisplayPort audiovisual interconnect DRM DPCP link encryption DRM scheme
Cricket Wireless (Mobile Internet Service) NLREMIT (implied by NHIJACK)
Cricket Wireless (Mobile Internet Service) NHIJACK Intercepting port 25 to strip STARTTLS capability token to disable encryption
Cox Internet Service NLREMIT (implied by NHIJACK)
Cox Internet Service NHIJACK Interception of HTTP requests to inject adverts
Comcast Internet Service NLREMIT (implied by NHIJACK)
Comcast Internet Service NHIJACK Interception of HTTP requests to inject adverts
Caterpillar construction equipment KSLEND Intends to implement a lending killswitch
BullGuard Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Blu-Ray Video [[Blu-Ray Video/DRMREQ|]]
Blu-Ray Video DRM AACS DRM system
Blu-Ray Video DRM Image Constraint Token: Means to mandate link encryption
Blu-Ray Video DRM ROMMark DRM system
Blu-Ray Video DRM BD+ DRM system
Blu-Ray Video OREGION Region coding
Blu-ray Drives DRM Prevents reading some data from disc without a certificate, helps to enforce AACS
Bitdefender Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Avira Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
AVG Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Avast Antivirus SHIJACK Performs local TLS MitM with local CA
Avast Antivirus SRPI Sends list of all web addresses visited to manufacturer w/machine-unique ID
Asterisk VoIP SoftPBX OSSCOI At risk of conflict of interest
Apple Laptops INCOMP Repeated Failure To Adequately Shield Internal Components From External Stresses
Apple Laptops INCOMP The First MacBook Pro: The Thermal Paste Fiasco
Antpool Bitcoin Mining Pool OTHER Merge-mines Namecoin but does not pay out to miners
AMD x86 CPUs OSIGNFW Microcode is signed by AMD
AMD x86 CPUs OSIGNFW Mandatory "Platform Security Processor" firmware must be signed by AMD
Amazon Kindle OREMOVE Amazon can delete content remotely
IOS Devices OSIGNOS OS must be signed by Apple
IOS Devices OSIGNAPP All programs must be signed by Apple
Windows 10 OTHER Mandatory telemetry, privacy concerns
Windows 10 ANTITRUST Likely antitrust violations in relation to bundling Windows Store
Windows 10 OFAU Forced autoupdate for some versions of Windows 10.