Lobbying for Insecurity
Security Focus brings us:
Lobbying for Insecurity.
"It's not surprising that it couldn't last, however, and a recent CNET article suggests that the NSA may not make further contributions to software released under the GNU General Public License, and perhaps other open-source licenses.
What prompted this decision? Not abuse of their code by script kiddies, nor the ungrateful trolling of the hordes, but lobbying by the U.S. software industry against the government giving away something that could compete with products sold commercially."
(Submitted by Noel Thu Aug 29, 2002 )
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