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Spanish Linux users launch legal challenge to Microsoft’s secure boot

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Spanish Linux users launch legal challenge to Microsoft’s secure boot http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com...s-secure-boot/ 27 March 2013 "Hispalinux, a Spanish association representing Linux users and developers, has filed an EU complaint against Windows 8’s UEFI Secure Boot, calling it “a de facto technological jail for computer booting systems.” The problem is that it is difficult to buy a mainstream computer that does not already have Windows 8 installed – but once installed, the secure boot mechanism makes it difficult if not impossible to install an alternative operatin (Hardware)