[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! :)

Ralph



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