[OLPC Security] Grey Markets: differentiation of legitimately purchased laptops
mleech at nortel.com
Tue Oct 16 07:26:24 EDT 2007
travis anderson-bond wrote:
> Regarding other posts: Sadly, it's not just an issue of brigands and
> corrupt village chieftans stealing the laptops: what about the
> **child** selling the laptop, to earn that month's food money...?
Sadly, in some deployment situations, that's overwhelmingly likely in my
opinion. If the choice has to be made
between near starvation, and having a glitzy educational tool, it's
very likely that satisfying the immediate, basic
need will come first.
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