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Fedora pays M$ boot tax to access consumer’s hardware

Monday, June 4th, 2012

According to an article posted on BoingBoing, Fedora Linux has agreed to pay Microsoft what amounts to an access tax which will allow Fedora products to run on MS locked down hardware. A quiet announcement from the Fedora Linux community signals a titanic shift in the way that the computer...

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