Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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Comment by ronaldst
by ronaldst on Wed 21st Sep 2011 23:03 UTC
ronaldst
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"I have a hard time believing the combined power of Apple and Microsoft - both strong supporters of these kinds of anti-user features"

Can't tell if trolling... Anti-user? That doesn't even compute.

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