[Freedombox-discuss] Lime, propietary privacy box entering the scene

Lloyd Smart lloyd at lloydsmart.com
Thu Aug 15 21:32:20 UTC 2013

Proprietary software is inherently insecure. It requires you to run
software on your machine without being able to tell what it does.

Lloyd Smart <lloyd at lloydsmart.com>

On Thu, 2013-08-15 at 15:41 -0500, Camilo Arturo wrote:
> http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cloud-guys/plug-the-brain-of-your-devices?ref=category
> I just wanted to highlight this already way overfunded Kickstarter for 
> Lime, a device that manages people's data, apparenly overriding the file 
> systems of any storage they own, with the aim of replacing the Cloud 
> with a private storage solution, but it's completely propietary.
> Honestly, I'm foss enthusiastic mostly because of the morals but I'm not 
> a coder or even have Devian. I'm an artist and as such in order to be 
> competitive I often have to go for the propietary solution and this is 
> looking pretty tempting after a really long backup I just did. I just 
> wanted to know what your oppinions are on the security level of Lime and 
> how much of a rival it is for freedombox in the eyes of the normal consumer.
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