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SubjectRe: KLive: Linux Kernel Live Usage Monitor
On Mer, 2005-08-31 at 00:43 +0200, Sven Ladegast wrote:
> collection has. What data does klive send? Is the data just a hash of
> different system variables or is it also possible to identify one single
> computer (or person)? Data protection...laws etc. are things that must be
> considered too maybe.

My thinking is something like this

"Register a box + optional PCI id list/CPU info"
Reply with a secured serial number

Uptime data then can just be boot number, time up

> I think the problem is not the technical implementation. The bigger
> problem is the data, where it comes from and the most interesting point
> what to do with it at the end.

We don't need personally identifiable data (email, name, ip address etc)

What to do with it will be most interesting indeed.

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