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Should those who write the OS have the right to remotely remove applications from your machine?   [Edit]

Survey period: 21 Mar 2011 to 28 Mar 2011

Removing a malicious program from your machine without your consent or knowledge can be viewed as an emergency safety measure or gross violation. Do you think it's OK?

OptionVotes% 
Yes, if the fact that they can do this is made clear before I aquired the device or OS.909.34
Yes, if the application they wish to remove is malicious.13814.32
I haven't made up my mind.383.94
Generally no, though there may be a reason they need to I can't think of.21722.51
Absolutely not under any circumstances. Even if I agreed to letting them when I aquired the device or OS.48149.90



 
GeneralMaybe Pin
Hamed Musavi26-Mar-11 1:15
Hamed Musavi26-Mar-11 1:15 
GeneralNo by any means Pin
Joan M24-Mar-11 22:15
professionalJoan M24-Mar-11 22:15 
GeneralSilly question. Should be re-worded. Pin
puromtec124-Mar-11 8:08
puromtec124-Mar-11 8:08 
GeneralRe: Silly question. Should be re-worded. Pin
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:44
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:44 
GeneralRe: Silly question. Should be re-worded. [modified for grammar] Pin
puromtec125-Mar-11 8:01
puromtec125-Mar-11 8:01 
GeneralRe: Silly question. Should be re-worded. Pin
PIEBALDconsult24-Mar-11 15:20
mvePIEBALDconsult24-Mar-11 15:20 
GeneralRe: Silly question. Should be re-worded. Pin
puromtec125-Mar-11 8:01
puromtec125-Mar-11 8:01 
GeneralDepends on the machine. Pin
Sean Cundiff23-Mar-11 6:42
Sean Cundiff23-Mar-11 6:42 
GeneralRe: Depends on the machine. Pin
PIEBALDconsult23-Mar-11 18:13
mvePIEBALDconsult23-Mar-11 18:13 
GeneralRe: Depends on the machine. Pin
Chaveca_24-Mar-11 2:00
Chaveca_24-Mar-11 2:00 
GeneralAbsolutely NO Pin
sucram23-Mar-11 4:38
sucram23-Mar-11 4:38 
GeneralThe only possible reason would be... Pin
Nagy Vilmos23-Mar-11 2:02
professionalNagy Vilmos23-Mar-11 2:02 
GeneralOnly if they want to suffer the rath of Shingleys or want to suffer the rath of Achilles Tare! Or want to suffer the rath of Ruptdis! Or suffer the rath of Modelo! Or suffer the rath of Gutta Percha! Pin
RedDk22-Mar-11 7:04
RedDk22-Mar-11 7:04 
GeneralRe: Only if they want to suffer the rath of Shingleys or want to suffer the rath of Achilles Tare! Or want to suffer the rath of Ruptdis! Or suffer the rath of Modelo! Or suffer the rath of Gutta Percha! Pin
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:19
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:19 
GeneralRe: Only if they want to suffer the rath of Shingleys or want to suffer the rath of Achilles Tare! Or want to suffer the rath of Ruptdis! Or suffer the rath of Modelo! Or suffer the rath of Gutta Percha! Pin
RedDk24-Mar-11 13:30
RedDk24-Mar-11 13:30 
GeneralRe: Only if they want to suffer the rath of Shingleys or want to suffer the rath of Achilles Tare! Or want to suffer the rath of Ruptdis! Or suffer the rath of Modelo! Or suffer the rath of Gutta Percha! Pin
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:37
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:37 
GeneralRe: Only if they want to suffer the rath of Shingleys or want to suffer the rath of Achilles Tare! Or want to suffer the rath of Ruptdis! Or suffer the rath of Modelo! Or suffer the rath of Gutta Percha! Pin
RedDk24-Mar-11 13:42
RedDk24-Mar-11 13:42 
GeneralRe: Only if they want to suffer the rath of Shingleys or want to suffer the rath of Achilles Tare! Or want to suffer the rath of Ruptdis! Or suffer the rath of Modelo! Or suffer the rath of Gutta Percha! Pin
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:53
Dougals Jensen24-Mar-11 13:53 
GeneralRe: Only if they want to suffer the rath of Shingleys or want to suffer the rath of Achilles Tare! Or want to suffer the rath of Ruptdis! Or suffer the rath of Modelo! Or suffer the rath of Gutta Percha! Pin
RedDk24-Mar-11 14:03
RedDk24-Mar-11 14:03 
GeneralOnly for malicious software [modified] Pin
Deus ex Machina22-Mar-11 5:59
Deus ex Machina22-Mar-11 5:59 
GeneralRe: Only for malicious software Pin
Bosah Chude23-Mar-11 1:25
Bosah Chude23-Mar-11 1:25 
The problem starts when we try to define 'malicious'
www.belfox.net
...Simplicity at its best

GeneralRe: Only for malicious software Pin
IanMold26-Mar-11 6:13
IanMold26-Mar-11 6:13 
GeneralRe: Only for malicious software Pin
BMoores27-Mar-11 10:21
professionalBMoores27-Mar-11 10:21 
Generalupdates Pin
radioman.lt22-Mar-11 3:22
radioman.lt22-Mar-11 3:22 
GeneralAbsolutely not Pin
Gary Wheeler22-Mar-11 0:10
Gary Wheeler22-Mar-11 0:10 

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