Author: Francis Rowe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 23:53:11 +0100
docs/hcl/c201.html: further clarify how bad ChromeOS is
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diff --git a/docs/hcl/c201.html b/docs/hcl/c201.html
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Chromebooks are designed (from the factory) to actually coax the user into using
<a href="https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/who-does-that-server-really-serve.en.html">proprietary web services</a>
- (SaaSS) that invade the user's privacy. Google is even a member of the <i>PRISM</i> program, as outlined
+ (SaaSS) that invade the user's privacy (ChromeOS is literally just the Google Chrome browser when you boot up, itself proprietary
+ and comes with proprietary add-ons like flash. It's only intended for SaaSS, not actual, real computing).
+ Google is even a member of the <i>PRISM</i> program, as outlined
by Edward Snowden. See notes about ChromeOS below. The libreboot project recommends
that the user replace the default <i>ChromeOS</i> with a distribution that can be used in freedom,
without invading the user's privacy.