Given enough programmers, enough computers, and enough time, someone at a company will eventually grant universal remote root access to anyone who can send a polite request to a socket.

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@akkartik
This kind of thing or why I try to have the least amount of code:
- running as root;
- running on my own main account;
- also less code in general.

@lanodan @akkartik Rigorous application of the principles of least privilege and least functionality are two of the most effective ways to reduce attack surface.

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