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Linux computer vendor System76 announced this week that it will roll out a firmware update to disable Intel Management Engine on laptops sold in the past few years. Purism will also disable Intel Management Engine on computers it sells moving forward. Those two computer companies are pretty small players in the multi-billion dollar PC industry. …
Supplemental info for the System76 story.
Source: https://liliputing.com/2017/12/dell-also-sells-laptops-intel-management-engine-disabled.html [liliputing.com]