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Re: [Fwd: Re: Legality of Fedora in production environment]



Am Dienstag, den 15.05.2007, 21:30 +0400 schrieb Dmitry Butskoy:
> nodata wrote:
> >>> Alexander, I am really sorry about this.  My appologies.  I did not 
> >>> know that it was April 1st joke.  I read this just recently and took 
> >>> it seriously.  Probably my knowledege about modern Russia is not 
> >>> adequate anymore.  I left it ten years ago.
> >>>
> >>>       
> >>>> The case described below is April, 1st joke which was created by
> >>>> www.securitylab.ru portal (a good one!) but went largely unnoticed until
> >>>> someone showed it to general IT media without linking to the original.
> >>>>
> >>>> http://www.securitylab.ru/news/293577.php
> >>>>
> >>>>         
> >> What do you speak about now?
> >>
> >> To be clearly understood:
> >> The Russian case described is not "a joke", unfortunately.
> >>
> >> Certainly, it is (still) not wide-spread, but I hear about such a threat 
> >> at each RHEL-related seminar now. A user ask "what about if I just 
> >> download from Internet", the "official" answer is "it is dangerous, 
> >> because your computers can be confiscated etc...", and "if you don't 
> >> want such troubles, buy (our) box with some license paper..."
> >>
> >>     
> >
> > Did you experience this yourself first hand, or hear it off someone at a
> > conference? Did they experience it first hand?
> > nswer
> >   
> Oops, it seems you ask about the joke, but I answer about the actual 
> troubles. Surely my post above is not about the joke :)
> 
> 
> ~buc
> 

I was asking about real life. There seems to be some confusion between
the joke and real life, and I wanted to find out if you had first hand
experience, or were passing on information from other people who had
been fooled by the joke...


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