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

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Mon Aug 19 06:55:27 UTC 2013

I am just emailing to see if anyone is receiving my emails. Thank you

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From: Freedombox-discuss [mailto:freedombox-discuss-bounces+cgw993=aol.com at lists.alioth.debian.org] On Behalf Of Lloyd Smart
Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2013 2:32 PM
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Subject: Re: [Freedombox-discuss] Lime, propietary privacy box entering the scene

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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