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Re: Creating a crystal clear and pure Internet

  • From: Joel Jaeggli
  • Date: Tue Nov 27 13:17:06 2007

Roland Dobbins wrote:
> On Nov 27, 2007, at 7:03 AM, Jared Mauch wrote:
>> Other operating systems may follow. (This was a WAG, based on gut
>> feeling).
> Nokia by default require app installed on the phones to be signed,
> though one can disable this functionality (and in fact must, in order to
> run many of the desirable applications).  It's been stated in the press
> that Apple are doing this with the iPhone SDK, too.

It is a nearly ubiquitous solution for mobile phones, though many of the
actual implementations have been subverted at one time or other, and
users actually updating the firmware of their mobile devices is actually
a rather infrequent event.

So while they utilize this approach it is not a panacea and they have a
ways to go themselves.

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