Chromebooks are very secure. This is not surprising. Prisons usually have excellent security.

You know what you don’t get in prison? Privacy.

@aral I’m glad the conversation is starting to change. It frustrated me no end that people (esp journalists) thought security == privacy, or that the terms were equivalent.

@aral what's your definition of privacy? They are very private by the Google, Apple, Microsoft, etc. definition.

@arh Privacy is the right to decide what you keep to yourself and what you share with others. You have zero privacy on Google’s platforms because you don’t have the right to not share with Alphabet, Inc.

@aral yeah, same goes with Microsoft and Apple and Amazon, etc.

@aral I was thinking tenderness. Lots of love goes around though!

@aral they also tend to not let you out (vendor lock-in) and you're under total surveillance all the time.

@aral chromebooks are very secure mostly because they are very limited which means that their attack surface is very small.

They're not full blown computers...

Yeah you can't go in or go out but the criminality in prisons is also very high. It's secure against you, not against itself.

@aral I hear they are great for installing Linux on to

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