[LIS-Forum] Microsoft confirms UEFI fears, locks down ARM devices
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Sat Jan 14 05:51:01 IST 2012
Microsoft confirms UEFI fears, locks down ARM devices
By Aaron Williamson | January 12, 2012
At the beginning of
warned the Copyright Office that operating system vendors would
secure boot anticompetitively, by colluding with hardware partners to
exclude alternative operating systems. As Glyn Moody points out, Microsoft has wasted no time in revising its Windows
Hardware Certification Requirements to effectively ban most alternative operating systems on ARM-based devices that ship with Windows 8.
Read More: http://www.softwarefreedom.org/blog/2012/jan/12/microsoft-confirms-UEFI-fears-locks-down-ARM/
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