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Comment Re:Look at the bean counters for your answer (Score 1) 169

It's not just about security though. Outsourcing does not give you workers who care about your company. Their transients, a few bugs won't bother them. A security hole isn't worth patching. Billable hours is the only thing that will matter.

Wrong. I'm a freelancer, and I care tremendously about my clients. Any bugs in my code reflect poorly on me. Hell, bugs in any software originally written by somebody else reflect poorly on me, since I am now somewhat responsible for maintaining that code. I am always conscious about providing my clients value for their money (i.e. per billable hour). If they decide they are not getting good value, they can drop me faster than they can drop a full-time employee.

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