Windows 8's use of the UEFI Secure Boot

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Sat Sep 24 22:43:09 UTC 2011


On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 03:51:47AM +0800, 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.

God, I'm all broken up about that.

-- 
Bob Holtzman
If you think you're getting free lunch, 
check the price of the beer.
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