You lost a new Ubuntu user

Manish Sinha at
Fri Dec 26 07:15:26 UTC 2008

Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 2008/12/25 Manish Sinha < at>:
>> I again repeat the above line since bandwidth is one of the two main
>> issues, first being the installer connecting to the internet without
>> user's consent.
> Having the network cable plugged in implies consent. If you don't want
> you computer connecting to a network, then don't plug it in. I have
> lived in areas of limited and expensive bandwidth, and even for a
> desktop with the network cable under the desk, it seemed common sense
> that so long as it was plugged in, something would try to connect.
Sorry, I don't agree. If network cable being plugged in means consent, 
then what is the difference between installer and a malware?

Manish Sinha

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