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Re: What Package?

On Sun, 3 Apr 2016 14:49:15 -0400
Harris Paltrowitz <harris1nyc@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Apr 3, 2016, at 12:29 PM, Siard <shiems146@kpnplanet.nl> wrote:
> Then, for those cases where html5 is not yet available, UNinstall
> flashplayer-nonfree. Adobe has stopped Linux support for it, so it's
> too old for those cases that require a newer version.
> --------------------------
> Hi,
> So if Adobe is no longer supporting Flash for Linux, do you think
> there might be security risks to using the flashplayer-nonfree
> package?

The discussion of "security" in non-free software is something of a
meaningless distinction, since non-free software is compromised by
default. Adobe Flash was always evil- if this perceived "insecurity" is
enough to help make people want to stop using it, then by all means it
should be promoted.

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