[LAD] [OT] Richard Stallman warns against ChromeOS

gene heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Thu Dec 16 04:49:03 UTC 2010

On Wednesday, December 15, 2010 11:44:41 pm Ralf Mardorf did opine:

> On Wed, 2010-12-15 at 17:42 -0500, gene heskett wrote:
> > history being written by the winners, so the whole thing may have
> > been white washed to a high polish by now.
> People who put their telephone handset into a thingy to be able to do
> data telecommunication, before there was the Internet for public, tend
> to be more sceptic/paranoid than youngsters ;).

Never did that.  My first modem was a 120 baud device, but it was wired.  
Hooked up to the precursor to the coco3 I'm running right now, in the 
basement, logged into it over a serial port using minicom on this linux 

> The reason for this is,
> that at that time, we might be hackers our self. I guess we can't
> compare the easy hacking that was possible at C64 times (or Amiga ;),
> with today data protection :D.

The amiga is actually fairly late model here folks, I started with a quest 
super elf I built from a kit.  Circa '77.

Cheers, Gene
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