[ExI] phony google

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Aug 8 18:10:32 UTC 2013

On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 02:30:44PM -0400, Mike Dougherty wrote:

> "Avoid Windows" feels to me like advice of the kind "wear a tinfoil

Avoiding proprietary systems is very good advice, actually. 
There are many subtle and not so subtle ways you're SOL in
proprietary system land.

> hat" or "leave the TV on when you're not home."  It would be safer for

Much better advice: don't have a TV. 

> your parents and their friends to more easily "avoid computers" than
> deal with the mess that is the Internet.

How does "download Tails and run it off write-protected USB stick
or boot from CD sound like"?

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