On Mon, 1 Dec 2014 08:25:03 -0600 John McKown <john.archie.mck...@gmail.com> wrote:
[...] > > You should really ask this sort of question on a "data destruction" > group. It really isn't a git thing. > > But since I'm already flapping my jaws: Personally, I would use > something like a "disk wipe utility". I am not really a Windows user > (I use Linux), but you can Google for it to get some good hits. Such > as: http://www.diskwipe.org/ which is not to be taken as a > recommendation by me for this product, but is just an example. There > are many such. If you are really worried about proprietary > information, then I'd strongly suggest getting a "DOD quality" wipe. > Another thing to think about is the other software on the laptop, > especially the Windows. Windows in _NOT_ free! And you really should > see what it would take to transfer the Windows license on the > existing hardware to a new user. The same with any other "non free" > software. If you don't, your company _might_ be libel to the > copyright owners and be subject to being sued. I'm not really too > sure of this latter, but if this is a large enough company, I'd run > it by the legal department just for comfort. By the way, this thought crossed my mind as well when I was writing my response. EULA explicitly prohibits relicensing, so yes, while IANAL, I concur that consulting legal department would be a good thing. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.