OT : Windows 10 managed desktop
- Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 20:51:25 +0000
- From: Paul Sutton <zleap@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: OT : Windows 10 managed desktop
Sorry if this this is off topic, but this is something that as a free
software we can perhaps take advantage of.
Just had this posted to my local Linux user group irc channel
Granted it seems to be dated July 2018 though
Essentially desktop as a service (DaaS,) so MS are going to try and grab
more control over our desktops If this is a good reason to really push
Linux, free software, choice, and user control then it seems a good a
reason as any.
Just thought I would post, so people are aware and we can gather
comments on how we can really counter this otherwise it will just happen,
A local training company provides courses provided by specific
provider(s) so there is zero chance of offering alternative, They
provide something called ITQ, (Computer course) which is, as you would
guess, windows centric.
On this basis they is zero chance of offering the same training but
using free software (eg libre office, thunderbird, firefox, GPL
Not sure how we can counter all of this. The advocacy teams have their
work cut out here.
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