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No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader

No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader

Posted Jun 25, 2012 21:33 UTC (Mon) by dlang (subscriber, #313)
In reply to: No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader by micka
Parent article: Details on Ubuntu's UEFI secure boot plan

so why aren't the sony execs in prison for their PS/3 update that made it impossible to run linux or other OSs?


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No signed kernel, just a signed boot loader

Posted Jun 26, 2012 7:41 UTC (Tue) by micka (subscriber, #38720) [Link]

Citing myself :

> Of course, what applies to common people may not apply to Microsoft or Canonical.

or Sony. The "Microsoft or Canonical" was not meant to be exhaustive.

Of course I'm exagerating. Even the individual cracker that bricks _one_ computer would not go to jail... t1he first time, unless they go against a police or big corporate computer.

The second time would be very different, though.


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