[NZLUG] Getting people to use GPG

Rob Connolly rob at webworxshop.com
Thu Jun 20 09:48:02 NZST 2013


On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 11:13:33PM +1200, Robin Paulson wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 09:13:44PM +1200, Adrian Mageanu wrote:
> > Ubuntu is not trustworthy enough to make it on that list?
> 
> it was compiled by the fsf, so no.
> 
> ubuntu includes proprietary software, and encourages people to use google and 
> other companies that one might want to avoid, such as bing, yahoo, amazon,
> etc., etc.
> 
> it also promotes ubuntu one, a centralised "cloud" thingy, which is definitely 
> not what fsf would advocate

Plus it's full of spyware these days:
https://www.fsf.org/blogs/rms/ubuntu-spyware-what-to-do

</troll>

:-)

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