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Re: Microsoft's revenue structure


From: J Leslie Turriff
Subject: Re: Microsoft's revenue structure
Date: Thu, 16 May 2024 17:09:33 -0500
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On 2024-05-14 20:49:08 Marc Sunet wrote:
> Which reminds me, how is it still legal for an OEM to ship a "default"
> OS in a computer without giving the customer any choice, esp. with
> BIOSes that now often don't let you boot a third-party OS unless you
> enable the option explicitly (and those that they let you boot I think
> need a secure boot key signed by Microsoft, lol)? Has this been an
> avenue of research for the FSF or some other organization lately?
>
> Marc

        I've often wondered about this.  I think that the FTC should be 
pursuing the
issue.

Leslie



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