[IAEP] You can't stroll around Rwanda with an armful of stolen XOs without people noticing

Christoph Derndorfer christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 08:55:08 EDT 2011

Am 04.10.2011 13:53, schrieb Walter Bender:
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 4:07 AM, Sean DALY<sdaly.be at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> http://allafrica.com/stories/201110031753.html
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> What is remarkable to me about this story is how exceptional it is:
> the naysayers predicted widespread theft and over the past 5 years, we
> have seen very little.
Well, OLPC itself did spend what seemed like considerable energy and 
software design decision making on the security and anti-theft side of 
things. So I don't think it was just the naysayers who were worried...

In any case it's good that this is much less of an issue than many 
(including yours truly) had originally assumed:-)


Christoph Derndorfer

editor, OLPC News [www.olpcnews.com]
volunteer, OLPC (Austria) [www.olpc.at]

e-mail: christoph at derndorfer.eu

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