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    SubjectRe: Wiretapping Linux?
    >>>>> "Ingo" == Ingo Oeser <ioe-lkml@rameria.de> writes:

    Ingo> Hi, On Tuesday, 16. May 2006 17:05, linux-os (Dick Johnson)
    Ingo> wrote:
    >> It's hard to find Windows products that don't contain such
    >> spyware. As Linux becomes more prevalent on the desktop, you can
    >> expect to find such spyware there too.

    Ingo> Recent examples: - Update availability checkers (e.g. Adept). -
    Ingo> Installation routines of a certain distribution calling all a
    Ingo> predefined NTP server instead of pool.ntp.org on first start.

    For that matter, the Debian `popularity' package is spyware. But at
    least youi have the choice whether to install it or not.
    --
    Dr Peter Chubb http://www.gelato.unsw.edu.au peterc AT gelato.unsw.edu.au
    http://www.ertos.nicta.com.au ERTOS within National ICT Australia
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