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May 4th, 2011, 01:06 PM
So I hate cloud computer and never planned on using it, but saw I could use Ubuntu 11 'in the cloud' and wanted to see how that works, so I tried to sign up...

Account Problem
Seems to be a problem

There appears to be a problem with your account..

This could be for a number of reasons, perhaps your Ubuntu SSO account is using an unsafe email address or using a TOR gateway

Sorry what? Unsafe e-mail? Well, this was the eye-opener that Canonical is an internet-police Microsoft cousin.

Its all good, I've been wanting to check out Debian these days anyway.

May 4th, 2011, 01:51 PM
I think the message was telling you it couldn't establish
an SSL type connection so you don't transmit your data in the open.
Perhaps is the keyword giving you some suggestions to look at why you where unable to do this.

May 4th, 2011, 01:58 PM
It says that Canonical wants you data to be safe!!??

Thats the very opposite of what certain IT companies want to