Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 31st May 2012 11:11 UTC
Fedora Core "Fedora 18 will be released at around the same time as Windows 8, and as previously discussed all Windows 8 hardware will be shipping with secure boot enabled by default. [...] We've been working on a plan for dealing with this. It's not ideal, but of all the approaches we've examined we feel that this one offers the best balance between letting users install Fedora while still permitting user freedom." Wait for it... "Our first stage bootloader will be signed with a Microsoft key."
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RE[3]: Ehmm...
by ilovebeer on Fri 1st Jun 2012 03:35 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Ehmm..."
ilovebeer
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2011-08-08

"When you buy a computer, you purchase ownership of the hardware only, not the software."

Why are you so dense? The whole problem is that consumers who "purchase ownership of the hardware only" don't truly own it because 3rd parties retain control over the hardware keys.

What the hell are you blabbing about now? Are you actually stupid enough to try debating against a person "owning" the hardware they've purchased, and not "owning" the software it came with? And you expect people to take you seriously? ......Wow.

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And by the way, I don't care if *you* don't mind that 3rd parties hold the keys to *your* property. But quit making pathetic excuses that none of us should be concerned over who controls *our* property. I can't even believe it's come to this, we now need to justify the case for the public to control it's own keys instead of corporations??

You're either trolling again or have the worst comprehension in history. Why do you insist on going on and on in response to things I never said? Hopefully you'll return to Earth before posting again.

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