Windows, Linux, The Debate: which is best?
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Fri Jan 20 03:12:55 UTC 2006
I hope *nix becoming better and better!
On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 23:52 +1100, Sasha Tsykin wrote:
> Duncan Anderson wrote:
> > Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> >> On Wed, 18 Jan 2006 00:55:58 +1100
> >> Sasha Tsykin <stsykin at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> How is windows spyware?
> >> It sends back to Redmond your computer's configuration and hardware
> >> list, then once again if you upgrade your hardware, won't allow hardware
> >> upgrades more than three times without re-validation. Who knows what
> >> else the closed system is sending out and where?
> >> Spyware, for sure.
> I agree, clearly if you don't know the contents of a program, it is
> spyware. I hearby declare, by that definition, that all closed source
> software, and all open source software whose source I ahve not
> personally read is spyware, because I do not know the contents.
> How is it spyware because you can only install it 3 times (not true by
> the way, I installed mine 12)? Time to take a trip to dictionary.com.
> While it is true that it mines your computer for data, as there are
> disclaimers etc., and you know exactly how that information is being
> used and where it is going, I would hardly classify all this as spyware
> liek activities.
> >> Cybe R. Wizard
> > Now there's somebody who understands the meaning of the word.
> Don't agree, believe me it looks silly.
> > cheers
> > Duncan
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