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A device that shuts itself if it cannot phone home may not be a good idea:
China Loses Over 9,000 Domain Names in Earthquake.
potential for abuse
Posted Feb 9, 2007 11:06 UTC (Fri) by k8to (subscriber, #15413)
In the case that the central authority itself goes away for 21 days, the fact that OLPC systems also shut down probably will not help, but will not be a big problem compared to some.
Posted Feb 9, 2007 12:00 UTC (Fri) by tzafrir (subscriber, #11501)
Going to a different part of the country for a month with your laptop can also brickify it.
And a malfunctioning network adapter will also brickify your device.
Posted Feb 15, 2007 13:07 UTC (Thu) by arcticwolf (guest, #8341)
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