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Why I'm *not* Signing Up for Google Chrome OS Pilot Program

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It's been all over the news that Google is starting a pilot program for it's Chrome OS, which I expect to be out within a few months. The pilot program is probably meant to get the last polish for the system. As my readers will know I'm always excited about new technology, especially dealing with Linux. But here's why I ended up not even trying to get into the program:

It boils down to the conditions you agree to when signing up. They are quite broad and Google reserves lot of rights to a lot. Here is en enlaged version of the text at the bottom of the sign-up page for individuals, my highlighting:

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