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Secure Boot, UEFI, or "Restricted Boot" as the FSF calls it, is a threat to computing freedom. It was covered in the following posts.
Secure Boot, UEFI, or "Restricted Boot" as the FSF calls it, is a threat to computing freedom. It was covered in the following posts.
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* [http://techrights.org/2013/01/01/security-washing-uefi/ 2013: The Age of Linux-Hostile PCs]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/30/uefi-and-fight-vs-open-pc/ Vista 8 Fails This Xmas, UEFI Blocks GNU and Linux While Microsoft Tries Collecting in China, Stopping Sales of Open PCs]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/11/win8-is-botched/ Vista 8 Continues to Fail, But Succeeds at Suppressing GNU and Linux Installs]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/05/supporting-uefi-in-2012-is-like-supporting-ooxml-in-2007/ Supporting UEFI in 2012 is Like Supporting OOXML in 2007]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/02/uefi-guest-post/ Guest Post: UEFI’s Effects on the User]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/01/uefi-in-xmas/ New Reports Show How Microsoft Rendered New Hardware Linux-hostile Out of the Box Using UEFI Demands]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/29/uefi-insecurity/ UEFI Apologists Versus Germany’s Government Judgment on UEFI Insecurity]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/27/blocking-linux-and-lying-with-fake-numbers/ Vista 8 Signals the End of Windows Domination; Microsoft Starts Lying (Fake Numbers), Block GNU/Linux]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/26/uefi-harms-converts/ New PCs Cannot Boot Linux Due to Microsoft Dirty Tricks]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/21/hardware-keys-for-lf/ Microsoft Proves Techrights Right by Screwing UEFI ‘Partners’]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/18/blocking-gnu-linux-in-oems/ Vista 8 is Not Selling, But Microsoft’s UEFI Scheme Blocks Linux Installations/Booting]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/05/matthew-garrett/ Garrett a Microsoft Apologist]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/02/grub-and-fsf/ Ubuntu Decided to Stay With GPLv3 After Public Backlash]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/31/uefi-and-security/ Microsoft Can’t Understand Security (Lesson for UEFI Apologists)]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/14/playing-dirty-with-uefi/ Linux Wins the Devices OS War, Microsoft Tries to Lock it Out With UEFI]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/12/excluding-web-sites/ Microsoft Breaks the Web and Linux]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/09/25/uefi-and-canonical/ Ubuntu Acknowledges UEFI Mistake by Taking FSF Advice]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/08/17/trouble-found-in-windows/ The Early Demise of Vista 8 and the Obsolescence of UEFI]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/08/13/future-hardware-ruined-by-novell/ SUSE to Help Microsoft With UEFI Agenda]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/08/07/microsoft-cannot-defend-uefi/ Microsoft Cannot Defend UEFI]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/07/31/blocking-bsd-and-gnu-linux/ Microsoft Corporation — Not Just Microsoft Windows — a SPAM Leader; UEFI Not the Answer]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/07/25/loss-makes-disruption/ Microsoft Dictatorship Divides and Conquers Linux With Novell, Red Hat, and Ubuntu]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/07/25/loss-makes-disruption/ Microsoft Dictatorship Divides and Conquers Linux With Novell, Red Hat, and Ubuntu]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/07/20/red-hat-does-not-want-to-defend-its-position-on-uefi/ Red Hat Does Not Want to Defend Its Position on UEFI]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/07/20/red-hat-does-not-want-to-defend-its-position-on-uefi/ Red Hat Does Not Want to Defend Its Position on UEFI]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/06/09/uefi-mistake/ Red Hat Criticised for Advancing Microsoft’s UEFI Agenda]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/06/09/uefi-mistake/ Red Hat Criticised for Advancing Microsoft’s UEFI Agenda]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/06/05/uefi-tax/ Microsoft’s Monopolistic Abuses Continue as Red Hat and Fedora Tax Are Put in Place]
* [http://techrights.org/2012/06/05/uefi-tax/ Microsoft’s Monopolistic Abuses Continue as Red Hat and Fedora Tax Are Put in Place]
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/07/31/blocking-bsd-and-gnu-linux/ Microsoft Corporation — Not Just Microsoft Windows — a SPAM Leader; UEFI Not the Answer]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/08/07/microsoft-cannot-defend-uefi/ Microsoft Cannot Defend UEFI]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/08/13/future-hardware-ruined-by-novell/ SUSE to Help Microsoft With UEFI Agenda]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/08/17/trouble-found-in-windows/ The Early Demise of Vista 8 and the Obsolescence of UEFI]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/09/25/uefi-and-canonical/ Ubuntu Acknowledges UEFI Mistake by Taking FSF Advice]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/12/excluding-web-sites/ Microsoft Breaks the Web and Linux]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/14/playing-dirty-with-uefi/ Linux Wins the Devices OS War, Microsoft Tries to Lock it Out With UEFI]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/10/31/uefi-and-security/ Microsoft Can’t Understand Security (Lesson for UEFI Apologists)]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/02/grub-and-fsf/ Ubuntu Decided to Stay With GPLv3 After Public Backlash]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/05/matthew-garrett/ Garrett a Microsoft Apologist]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/18/blocking-gnu-linux-in-oems/ Vista 8 is Not Selling, But Microsoft’s UEFI Scheme Blocks Linux Installations/Booting]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/21/hardware-keys-for-lf/ Microsoft Proves Techrights Right by Screwing UEFI ‘Partners’]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/26/uefi-harms-converts/ New PCs Cannot Boot Linux Due to Microsoft Dirty Tricks]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/27/blocking-linux-and-lying-with-fake-numbers/ Vista 8 Signals the End of Windows Domination; Microsoft Starts Lying (Fake Numbers), Block GNU/Linux]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/11/29/uefi-insecurity/ UEFI Apologists Versus Germany’s Government Judgment on UEFI Insecurity]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/01/uefi-in-xmas/ New Reports Show How Microsoft Rendered New Hardware Linux-hostile Out of the Box Using UEFI Demands]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/02/uefi-guest-post/ Guest Post: UEFI’s Effects on the User]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/05/supporting-uefi-in-2012-is-like-supporting-ooxml-in-2007/ Supporting UEFI in 2012 is Like Supporting OOXML in 2007]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/11/win8-is-botched/ Vista 8 Continues to Fail, But Succeeds at Suppressing GNU and Linux Installs]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2012/12/30/uefi-and-fight-vs-open-pc/ Vista 8 Fails This Xmas, UEFI Blocks GNU and Linux While Microsoft Tries Collecting in China, Stopping Sales of Open PCs]
 
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* [http://techrights.org/2013/01/01/security-washing-uefi/ 2013: The Age of Linux-Hostile PCs]
 

Revision as of 20:14, 1 January 2013

Secure Boot, UEFI, or "Restricted Boot" as the FSF calls it, is a threat to computing freedom. It was covered in the following posts.

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