Why Secure Boot makes people freak out.

A secure boot, courtesy question_everything on Flickr, licensed CC-BY-NC-ND.

Last week, Linus Torvalds wailed on a Red Hat developer over something called Secure Boot. He used bad words, and I’d describe the response across the community as equal parts confusion and hyperbole. This isn’t surprising. Microsoft is involved. Unfortunately, it’s almost impossible to figure out exactly what the argument is about. The technical argument […]

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