[RC5] Service Pause Option
Malte S. Stretz
msquadrat.nospamplease at gmx.net
Thu Mar 21 16:13:53 EST 2002
On Thursday, 21. March 2002 02:11 CET you wrote, at least in part:
> Scott Christopher Dodson wrote:
> >I don't understand why fail to
> >see that stolen cpu time is the same as stolen physical material.
> If they were actually using all the CPU time, perhaps they were
> clustering them after hours to do some computations, then you could
> say he stole CPU time from legitamte users. But if the CPUs were
> just sitting idle, then he stole nothing.
> However, this doesn't make it OK to install the client where you
> don't have permission. It's still someone elses computer, and it's
> up to them to set the usage policies.
And BTW, if I recall right, the whole case was about "stealing"
bandwidth (which is often not for free), too.
Never trust my memory, read yourself  :)
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