Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Jan 2012 16:20 UTC, submitted by moondevil
Windows And so the war on general computing continues. Were you looking forward to ARM laptops and maybe even desktops now that Windows 8 will also be released for ARM? I personally was, because I'd much rather have a thin, but fast and economical machine than a beastly Intel PC. Sadly, it turns out that all our fears regarding UEFI's Secure Boot feature were justified: Microsoft prohibits OEMs from allowing you to install anything other than Windows 8 on ARM devices (the Software Freedom Law Center has more).
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RE: Wait and see is not an option
by PieterGen on Fri 13th Jan 2012 18:29 UTC in reply to "Wait and see is not an option"
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Discuss, comment, spread, compare. The lessons must be learned.

Let's not compare immoral trade practices to military dicatures please......we're only talking * operating systems * here - as much as I loathe the dirty tricks of Microsoft, Apple and the lot.......

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