A few days ago, we covered news from HP on its users to save unauthorized use,
and ink a third party in a surprise move. Now, it covers up the damage and backing out of the bold choices.
The company has decided not to block third-party ink cartridges.
The company will now issue an update is optional – a program said to be ready within two weeks –
which will reverse the damage to its users and allows users to resume work affected.
The move comes after responded to more than 10,000 user to call the Electronic Frontier Foundation for it to stop the implementation of restrictions on the ink printers have.
The following is a subsequent update posted by HP on its website:
“We updated the cartridge ratification procedure in selected models of the HP desktop inkjet printers to ensure the best consumer experience and protect it from counterfeiting and
third-party ink cartridges that do not contain the original HP security chip and the violation of intellectual property we have.
Original HP products inkjet printers provide the best quality, security and reliability.
When a clone ink cartridges or in violation of, the customer is exposed to the quality of the potential security risks, compromising the printing experience.
As is standard in the printing field, we have a process to authenticate supplies.
Included latest firmware update dynamic security feature that prevented some third-party cartridges have not tested that use chips from cloned security work, even if they worked in the past. ”
The issue was originally influenced by printers in the OFFICEJET,
Pro and Pro X OFFICEJET OFFICEJET the lineup, with a range of new printers come with a built-in advantage.
It is understood that HP does not support the function of the release of these software updates,
which will be welcome to most users if they violate the safety of users.
However, in the end, will users have to swallow the bitter medicine of DRM restrictions.
It is well known printer ink to be a crucial element in the business printer.
It is known to cost more per ounce of human blood,
which is an important component of the business model for someone like the HP,
which also depends on the printers to get the revenue.
It’s just the realization that the best way to overcome the problem must be found, though.