Update on the effort to defeat Restricted Boot

Think twice before purchasing Microsoft’s new ARM-based tablet, especially if you are hoping to replace the new Windows RT operating system, with a free software operating system such as GNU/Linux or Android. These new devices ship with Restricted Boot, which prevents you from installing free software on the device.

If this new approach by Microsoft of handcuffing users to its operating system bothers you, then join us in signing the statement, stand up for your freedom to install free software.