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The people that "deserved ridicule when their fantasy world doesn't pan out" are the paranoid folks that claimed that MS is banning booting Linux on PCs. Microsoft updated the requirements so that OEMs are REQUIRED to provide an option to disable secure boot on PCs. Here we are talking about Post-PC devices that won't even run the legacy x86 code that Windows has a dominance in.

"Here we are talking about Post-PC devices"

Oh, so we are only talking about the proclaimed future of personal computing then? I guess it's perfectly fine then!

No. Anti-consumerism deserves condemnation, no matter how you try to spin it.

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