By Richard Adhikari
05/01/14 2:29 PM PT
“Masking online activities is a critical capability in locales where political repression is common,” said tech analyst Charles King. As for bad actors, “I wouldn’t qualify Tails as being any more dangerous than other common devices used by criminals, including cars and guns, or the digital still and video cameras favored by pedophiles. [Tails] is a technology that can be used by almost anyone.”
“Not everybody can use it because it requires some knowledge about its components,” Sorin Mustaca, IT security expert at Avira, told LinuxInsider.
Further, the average person does not care overmuch about their privacy, contended Mustaca, because otherwise Facebook wouldn’t have so many users.
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