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Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 09:36:32PM -0500, Christofer C. Bell wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 5:34 PM, Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> wrote:
> >
> > Let's be clear what this is.  I have to get *permission* from someone
> > else, to run a program on my own computer.  To actually use my
> > computer to do my stuff, I have to take extraordinary steps to get
> > someone else to grant me access.  That's *fundamentally wrong*.
> No, we need to be clear that you do *not* have to get permission from
> someone else to run a program on your computer.  You can get

He needs permission from Verisign.  $99 plus whatever hoops they make
him jump through.

Imagine if you bought a new pair of pants but you couldn't wear them
until you paid Verisign.


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