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Re: OT : Windows 10 managed desktop

On Fri, 22 Feb 2019 20:51:25 +0000
Paul Sutton <zleap@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi
> 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
> https://www.computerworld.com/article/3293429/microsoft-windows/with-daas-windows-coming-say-goodbye-to-your-pc-as-you-know-it.html
> 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, 


> Not sure how we can counter all of this.  The advocacy teams have their
> work cut out here.

I'm not sure I follow - what's there to counter? Nothing in this plan
of Microsoft impacts our ability to run Linux, and it seems to be
relevant only to those who want to run Windows but still want more
control over their systems.