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+ - Microsoft is killing Linux shops with Secure Boot

An anonymous reader writes: Here are some examples (Dutch so I passed the links through Google Translate)

http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mingos.nl%2F&act=url

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hettes.nl%2F

http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=auto&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Flinuxcomputers.nl%2F

It's now impossible to buy a Linux laptop in the Netherlands. You HAVE to pay for Windows, even though you don't want to use that OS at all.

Seems like we're back to square one. And the worst part is, nobody seems to care. No outcry from the developer community. It's really sad. We don't seem to give a shit about freedom and choice.
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Microsoft is killing Linux shops with Secure Boot

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I've never been canoeing before, but I imagine there must be just a few simple heuristics you have to remember... Yes, don't fall out, and don't hit rocks.

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