Google’s ChromeOS means losing control of data, warns GNU founder Richard Stallman

New cloud computing OS released by Google is plan to push people into ‘careless computing’, warns free software advocate

Google’s new cloud computing ChromeOS looks like a plan “to push people into careless computing” by forcing them to store their data in the cloud rather than on machines directly under their control, warns Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation and creator of the operating system GNU.

Does this (full story) consideration apply to Federal cloud computing activity as well?

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