[kwlug-disc] Stallman comes out against Google's cloud

Insurance Squared Inc. gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Tue Dec 14 13:48:06 EST 2010


http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/dec/14/chrome-os-richard-stallman-warning

Summary: Cloud computer is for the Homer Simpons of the world.  Here's a 
good quote from the article:

"Perhaps the term 'careless computing' would suit it better."

He also makes an interesting point about how in the US if your data is 
on a corporate server then the police can access sometimes without even 
a search warrant?  No idea what that's about.  g.





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