Author: Antony Stone Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] Fwd: April's fools mess
On Monday 01 April 2019 at 21:27:25, Mike Bird wrote:
> On Mon April 1 2019 12:18:53 Antony Stone wrote:
> > If this incident has made you distrust the Devuan project, you're
> > probably better off using a different distro.
> Are you a sysadmin?
> Are you responsible for other people's data?
> Let's say you have the misfortune to have one of your servers hacked
> one day. Credit card numbers are stolen. Lawsuits are filed.
Let's say, agreed.
> You claim in your defense that you were doing your best to keep the
> information secure.
> Plaintiff's lawyers discover that you were using Devuan and Devuan
> had not responded seriously to this incident.
Why can you not comprehend or accept that there has been no security breach of
> You are now bankrupt, unemployed, and unemployable.
No, I have complied with my country's laws regarding personal data protection
and taken "appropriate technical and organisational measures" to ensure the
security of the systems.
Using a Debian-based Linux distribution which eliminates systemd does not mean
I'm failing to do a competent job.
> Believe me, the other four need to get their acts together and very
> quickly if they want anyone other than themselves to continue using
I don't believe you.
Others can make their own minds up.
"I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does
mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously."
- Douglas Adams
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