I couldn't tell if Stallman was hyperbolizing ("It's a trap!") or had a point, but I can't help but concede this point:

Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder | Technology | guardian.co.uk:

"Somebody is saying this is inevitable – and whenever you hear somebody saying that, it's very likely to be a set of businesses campaigning to make it true."

There's something to be said for thin clients, but why?  Why do we necessarily need to return to thin clients?  Reminds me a little too much of the (potentially even true?) story about the beginning of our eggs-for-breakfast connection.

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