[LAD] [OT] Richard Stallman warns against ChromeOS

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Thu Dec 16 02:37:43 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-15 at 17:48 -0500, gene heskett wrote:
> On Wednesday, December 15, 2010 05:44:12 pm Dan Kegel did opine:
> > On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 3:03 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> > > On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Harry Van Haaren 
> <harryhaaren at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> Anybody know of a public email provider that is better? Or more so:
> > >> that can prove they are better?
> > > 
> > > I'm afraid every webmail provider in the world is
> > > going to have the same basic problem: you shouldn't
> > > be trusting other people with your data.
> > 
> > https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/12/breaking-news-eff-victory-appeals-
> > court-holds is a ray of hope, though...
> Yes it is.  Now, if we can just get a law that when I have pulled the msg 
> to my machine, and issued the delete to the server, it truly was deleted, 
> then they would need a search warrant to my machine in order to see 
> yesterdays emails already pulled.  The move has been to make the ISP's hold 
> those supposedly deleted messages till the statutes run out, and TBT, there 
> probably isn't an ISP on the planet with THAT much storage, not without 
> treating it like an unfunded mandate.  Which it sure is.

Good thought, 'rm' vs 'shred' ;), see 'man shred', but I'm sure they do
run 'rm' or any Windows equivalent.

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