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Re: File permission confusion [Debian 9.1 with MATE]

On 01/02/2018 12:41 PM, Brian wrote:
On Tue 02 Jan 2018 at 13:34:16 -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:

On Tue, Jan 02, 2018 at 06:30:55PM +0000, Brian wrote:
What *prevents* a user from destroying his own backup files?

Intelligence, or an air gap, or both.

The same things which prevent him from destroying the original files?
Nothing to do with permissions or ACLs. You make Michael Stone's point
for him.

A question in lieu of a parable.
Would a resident of a 25th floor flat appreciate a railing on his balcony?