Windows 8's use of the UEFI Secure Boot

Doug dmcgarrett at
Sat Sep 24 21:47:35 UTC 2011

On 09/24/2011 03:51 PM, Koh Choon Lin wrote:
> Hi
>>>> The question is whether, in the future, you may have no choice.
>>> Surely if I continue as I do, and buy PC components to build my own
>>> computers, the motherboard will be provided with whatever is needed?
>>> Don't know about laptops though. Any possibility of another antitrust
>>> case in the making?
> Its still a free market out there. There will always be free machines,
> like RMS using a Lemote laptop, though one may no longer be able to
> install any Microsoft products on it.
Whether one likes it or not, it would not be economically feasible
for anyone to make a computer on which MS products could not
be installed.

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