Re: Generally agreeing except for one point

Date: 2016-10-29 04:49 am (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
> There will always be some percentage that are offline and thus vulnerable to a bug.

Though from a security perspective if it's offline it's a lot harder for it to be a threat, or at least as much of one, especially as far as devices for the home market go.

The sorts of devices that depend on a "cloud" service for meaningful network functionality kinda have an advantage here in a weird way, since there are likely to be incredibly few which are connected to a network where they are vulnerable to attack but unable to reach the vendor's servers where an update could be forced.
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