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Re: Smolt: firsboot revisited



On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 09:15 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 02:33 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-02-15 at 08:20 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> 
> > > Ask yourself: If you were an administration/government/military
> > > organisation, an enterprise's financial/development department, a bank,
> > > simply a shop archiving your customer data or other entity dealing with
> > > "secret"/"private" information, would you want details about your
> > > systems to be exposed to the public?
> > > 
> > > Consider secret services/competitors spying the net, consider
> > > man-in-the-middle attacks, consider intruders harvesting the
> > > database, ...
> > > 
> > > I would not - I would take any measure to prevent and obsure such
> > > transmission.
> > 
> > Thats fine. In that case you can simply instruct your users to not send
> > such information and the users can simply just click 'next' on the menu.
> Many folks around here would advise their management to classify Fedora
> as not trustworthy and to ban it :-o. 
> 
> Is exactly the kind of argumentation why before-mentioned institutions
> chose to migrate away from Microsoft systems.

but that's not a legal issue. You said you had a legal concern with
including smolt and this is not a legal issue at all.

-sv



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