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Re: What's the difference between the dialout and tty groups?

>>                                 [...]  Wall, in the wrong hands
>> can be quite a nuisance so that's the sort of power one must be
>> careful about.  In this case, it doesn't really matter since I am
>> the only user.  
> It has since been superseded by Javascript, web page popups and
> targeted ads.

The upside is that those powerful new tools are (pretty much) *only*
available to those with the wrong hands.