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Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

* On 2012 05 Jun 21:45 -0500, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Nate Bargmann <n0nb@n0nb.us> wrote:
> >
> > Again, let MS rot in its malware hell.  I don't care!  Perhaps if MS had
> > been a bit more proactive a couple of decades ago we would not be having
> > this discussion.  MSFT issues are not for us in the Debian or wider
> > Linux community to resolve.
> Comments like this make you look like a tool.  Microsoft is acting as
> as nothing more than a certificate authority here.  This has jack and
> all to do with MS Windows.

I'd much rather be a "tool" standing up for computing freedom than a
lacky buying into the marketing spin.

> > If need be, community oriented hardware based on ARM and such will
> > become the order of the day for general purpose computer.  Consumer
> > hardware is being made off-limits to the hobbyist.
> You can't disable the code signing requirement on ARM.

Really?  So the Raspberry Pi requires signed code?  The Freedom Box
on ARM hardware requires signed code?

- Nate >>


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