[kwlug-disc] DuckDuckGo.com -- an alternate search engine

Ralph Janke txwikinger at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 27 21:15:57 EDT 2010

On July 27, 2010 07:27:40 pm unsolicited wrote:
> Networking in and of itself should not be bad.
> ...
> NoScript, at least, provides a selective, and temporary, mechanism to
> let (some) javascript in. And even doing so will lead to 'nefarious'
> unnecessary consumption of unwanted bandwidth, if you don't remember
> to revoke those temporary permissions. (Which makes NoScript,
> unfortunately, an incompletely satisfying sole approach.)
> To say, in this day and age "Well, just don't use it, then." is fatuous.

Well, it still does not explain why networking is ok, but Javascript is not. 
Javascript is not the only security issue exposed in networking.

Hence: Javascript in and of itself should not be bad! :)


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