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Friday, October 13, 2006

$100 Laptop Project Update: How Do You Secure 100 Million Laptops?

The day the One Laptop Per Child project will come to fruition, it will create the largest computing monoculture in history. Now just try securing it.

Wary of the security risks associated with a computing monoculture—millions of machines with hardware and software of identical design—OLPC foundation officials are seeking help from the world's best hackers to review the full specifications of the $100 laptop's security model.

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  • Yep. Monoculture is an abomination. It will be a bonanza for them hackers. 'nuff said.

    By Anonymous jsaltz, at 7:34 PM  

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