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I created a petition last night to protest the vendor lockin imposed by Lenovo. As many of us know all too well, they whitelist their miniPCI-e cards and impose this whitelist at the bios level. Please show your support, and let's see if and how Lenovo reacts,

https://www.change.org/petitions/lenovo-release-an-unencumbered-version-of-the-bios

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Signing petitions like this one is a small effort that can have huge impact, but only if we get others involved. Please sign and post on your social media page.

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I found this from Reddit and signed it.

Personally, I think Lenovo's whitelists are crap. I have a Y500 and a Cbt BCM943228HMB WiFi card that has the wrong hardware ID to work.

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I too have signed this petition ... we can only hope it will help reduce Lenovo's obsession with locking down the BIOS.

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