Concur with other comments re: restricted boot
Posted Jan 1, 2013 22:44 UTC (Tue) by dskoll
In reply to: Concur with other comments re: restricted boot
Parent article: The H Year: 2012's Wins, Fails and Mehs
Microsoft can make whatever "rules" it wants, it's up to the OEMs if they wish to follow them or not.
Translation: Microsoft can make whatever "rules" it wants, it's up to the OEMs to decide whether or not they wish to remain in business.
If you don't like Microsoft's signing authority rules, then work with the OEMs to get your key into the BIOS so that you will not have to worry about anything.
That's the wrong approach. The right approach is for the UEFI standard to specify a standard way for a computer owner to load keys of his/her choice into the BIOS and indicate that software signed by those keys should be trusted.
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