December 14, 2010

Google's ChromeOS Means Losing Control of Data, Warns GNU Founder Richard Stallman

The Guardian reports on Richard Stallman's warning about cloud computing and ChromeOS in particular. "I suppose many people will continue moving towards careless computing, because there's a sucker born every minute. The US government may try to encourage people to place their data where the US government can seize it without showing them a search warrant, rather than in their own property. However, as long as enough of us continue keeping our data under our own control, we can still do so. And we had better do so, or the option may disappear."

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