Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 29th Dec 2012 16:37 UTC
Linux It's sad that we need this, but alas - Matthew Garret has made a list of Linux distributions that boot on Windows 8 PCs with Secure Boot enabled. Tellingly enough, the list is short. Very short. Can someone hack this nonsense into oblivion please?
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RE[3]: Comment by kurkosdr
by m_abs on Sun 30th Dec 2012 13:08 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kurkosdr"
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Region codes are not relevant here. Libdvdcss is the library that handles breaking the DRM on DVDs, which is illegal in the US and some other countries.
Distributing libdvdcss or libdecss as it's also called would mean the Linux Distributions would be illegal to distribute in the US, which is a huge marked to loose.

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