"Chances are that none in the village have the time and
skills to deal with a blue screen of death or to upgrade the
anti-virus software. In the unlikely event that the donated
computers are miraculously maintained to keep functioning and did
not become victims of viruses or virus-spreading zombies, did it
ever occur to you that the kids are bound to live under either
constant shortage of educational software (no, word processing is
NOT educational at all) or constant shame of illegal download?
"Indeed such donations can be greener, cleaner, more ethical,
and more educational at the same time, and it can help develop
tourism, preserve culture, and protect human rights -- if the
harddisks are removed, and the kids are given bootable tux usb
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