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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RE[4]: Option to Disable
by bert64 on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 11:31 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Option to Disable"
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A ruling which took years, during which time they continued doing damage... By the time the ruling came about there were further delays while they negotiated the punishment (which is stupid btw, punishment should simply be assigned and they have to accept it, no negotiation).

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