[arch-general] Campaign against Secure Boot

Manolo Martínez manolo at austrohungaro.com
Mon Jun 25 22:29:44 EDT 2012

On 06/26/12 at 12:55am, Karol Babioch wrote:
> I have only the following criticism: Given the relatively low cost of
> getting a signed certificate from Microsoft (to my knowledge it will
> cost about 100 USD), it might fail to achieve what it is proposed to.
> Obviously Microsoft will try to prevent any sort of abuse, but even if
> Microsoft only hands out signed certificates after some extensive checks
> to trustworthy companies/organisations, it can't control it from there
> on any more.

Just for clarification: you seem to be endorsing a model in which
organizations (linux distros?) pay Microsoft for the right to install
non-Microsoft software in PCs. Is that correct?


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