“Apple’s restrictive control measures and policies will ultimately fail, according to Linus Torvalds,” Nicole Martinelli reports for Cult of Mac.
“‘Technologies that lock things down tend to lose in the end,’ said Torvalds at the keynote of LinuxCon Brazil,” Martinelli reports. “Torvalds made the remark in answer to a question about Microsoft’s secure boot feature, saying the initiative – like Apple’s DRM – won’t last forever because ‘people want freedom and markets want freedom… I’m an optimist: openness is successful in the long run, secure boot is another one of these passing fads,’ Torvalds said.”
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MacDailyNews Take: People want “openness,” Linus, so Apple will ultimately lose? Oh, you mean like Linux on the desktop?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]
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