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Re: [trinity-users] Ubuntu Caught Spying On Its Users

From: "iadest@..." <iadest@...>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2014 22:16:58 +0100
Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...> napisaƂ(a):
> I woulld take everything RS has to say with a grain of salt

Definitely, some of his opinions are still valid and independent of
computing development, but some were good in times when CPUs were built
from TTL chips and every chip had structure drawing in datasheet (I
have a nice data book from late 1970s, every sheet has one-page drawing
of structure itself). Now more software becomes free, but it's used in
non-free hardware which may have lots of interesting undocumented
"features" in it.
It's not against free software, but it's about complaining opt-out
search engine (with clearly stated privacy policy) while ignoring big
"bomb" which may be hidden in CPU executing the search.
MCbx