[OLPC Security] Seamless Lessons & Security (commentary)
Frank Ch. Eigler
fche at redhat.com
Tue Jul 8 08:27:12 EDT 2008
Toby Murray <toby.murray at comlab.ox.ac.uk> writes:
>> > Isn't that like saying that the goal of airport security is to ensure
>> > that noone can board without showing ID.
>> > No it's not. The goal of airport security is to ensure that noone can
>> > board who is deemed unsafe to allow to fly.
>> Right. But Bitfrost is not about airport security.
> No but airport security demonstrates that intelligent people can fall
> victim to thinking they're providing security when what they're really
> providing is security theatre.
> The dialog/notification that Ivan cited above is an example of security
The phrase "security theater" has taken the role of a throwaway
pejorative by overcasual use. Please justify your arguments from
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