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Old 28 July 2015, 11:41   #66
Mrs Beanbag
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Originally Posted by meynaf View Post
What sane reasons can these be ? I don't see any.
One great big word!


If you have total control over the machine, you can write anywhere on the hard disk, access network, steal files, steal passwords... or just nuke everything by mistake.

It's not just PCs, look at how well locked-down the Xbox 360 is. PS3 less so but programming is still done through APIs.
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