Is this something we (as consumers of FreeBSD) need to be aware
ml at my.gd
Thu Jun 7 08:41:08 UTC 2012
On 6/5/12 10:19 PM, Colin Barnabas wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2012 at 11:19:26AM -0700, Kurt Buff wrote:
>> UEFI considerations drive Fedora to pay MSFT to sign their kernel binaries
>> This would seem to make compiling from source difficult.
> History show us that _everything_ will eventually run *nix. Take a
> look at the Sony PS3 debacle. After Sony yanked support for
> installing other OS's, the community ripped apart their
> hypervisor in a matter of months. If these boot keys do gain any
> momentum, sooner than later the community with poke holes in the
This, however, raises the problem of the legality of it.
George HOTZ was sued by Sony for releasing the master key.
While Anonymous responded very aggressively (and while I do not
generally condone their actions, this one I can both understand and
support), in the end the consensus reached was that Geohotz agreed to
not work on bypassing the PS3's protections anymore.
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