[OLPC Security] Some anti-theft questions
alexx.todorov at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 02:21:25 EST 2008
Chris Ball wrote:
> > 3. Another version on the above: only the half of laptops are
> > activated and other half stays hidden instead of being activated?
> > Counting the number of machines phoning home vs. the amount of
> > shipped items can reveal such a fraud.
> The launch team at the school would be helping with the activation,
> so this sounds unlikely. In any case, I presume we would report the
> missing number of laptops to the government, who would investigate.
I would not rely only on the government abilities/willingness to
investigate. That may be a problem in some countries. I would prefer a
monitoring solution and a body (say OLPC foundation) that will *force*
the local authorities to do their job.
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