Linked by Elv13 on Sun 17th Jun 2012 10:35 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "The UEFI secure boot mechanism has been the source of a great deal of concern in the free software community, and for good reason: it could easily be a mechanism by which we lose control over our own systems. Recently, Red Hat's Matthew Garrett described how the Fedora distribution planned to handle secure boot in the Fedora 18 release. That posting has inspired a great deal of concern and criticism, though, arguably, about the wrong things."
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Why can't anyone fix an issue? Instead it is easier to cry foul.
The solution is to fix it not to cry about it. An openbios that can be locked is a solution.
So get off your silly notions about what free is and either pay to get a fix or have someone or yourself fix the issue.

The issue is around us every day. Only task a 9 year old to know about rootkits, virus's and malware. Every major OS company knows how dangerous the whole issue it. They can't simply not rely on software to fix the problem. We as in both MS and other OS users need to have more secure systems.

There is NO FREEDOM while under the threat of hackers. That is not free to me at all. My credit, my personal medical history, my entire life now resides on computers that are subject to attack. Sure if you are a 24 YO that doesn't have any money or job you many not care but I do.

Get secure to quit talking.

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