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[liberationtech] Chromebooks for Risky Situations?

micah anderson micah at
Thu Feb 7 18:20:56 PST 2013

Nadim Kobeissi <nadim at> writes:

> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Jacob Appelbaum <jacob at> wrote:
>> This is hilarious.
>> I would *never* use a laptop that lacks a way to protect all your
>> traffic (eg: VPN/Tor/SSH tunnel/etc) in a place with serious
>> surveillance as an at risk person. Not only because the remote systems
>> will have your exact geographic location and because a lack of anonymity
>> allows for targeted attacks, but also because the local network is well
>> known to be seriously hostile!
> Thankfully, while Chrome does not support better solutions (such as Tor),
> it does in fact support VPN connections:

I hope they can do their VPN better in Chromebooks than they've
completely failed to do properly in Android...

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