[clug] The end of the personal computer age is nigh !

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Fri Feb 13 22:29:20 MST 2015

On 14/02/15 15:45, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
> John:
>> That is why I do not have a google account (I download apps to my phone using Aptoide), nor Facebook, nor Flickr, nor any other account that stores my information and tracks my information.
> I am concerned that my political party and its members use Gmail. Which in such an opposed and competitive undertaking, I think is a liability! How would you persuade folk to change their ways?
>> Regarding Linux cloud, if Ubuntu demands that I use a cloud then I'll move to some other OS or never upgrade.
> I was not aware of that development; please advise.
>> I'm totally against tracking my information and I go out of my way to prevent it.
> Australian government corporations (such as the Australian Taxation office and Centrelink) routinely trade their customers' details between themselves! The same applies to financial institutions and creditworthiness agencies.

Gov is a different issue (theoretically you can tell it what to do).
Other corporations are the real problem here.
I would not mix the two.

Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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