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Re: [OT] Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 09:40:23PM -0500, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 12:45 PM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > That's the problem: we don't have to care about Windows security, it's
> > not our business! That's a problem for the Windows users not for us.
> If you don't care about Windows security then just turn off secure
> boot.  You're running Debian to begin with.  I'm sure you can figure
> it out.  You're a technical person.  UEFI secure boot was *not
> developed to benefit Microsoft*.  Microsoft's only involvement here is
> being a 3rd party player who has a code signing key.  They are acting
> no differently than any other generic certificate authority here.  You
> just irrationally hate the company.
Or maybe she quite rationally *distrusts* the company.

I think considering MS's history, it is not hard to envision UEFI secure
boot being misused in a variety of ways.


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