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GNU is Not Unix

You're only as sick as your secrets

The New York Times discusses the reactions of most of the media about the recent security flaws in Browsers and Email clients: "You can get a patch here". But this attitude does not cut it for large companies that fear losing their trade secrets. Software developers who keep their software proprietary protect their IP at the expense of their customers' IP. This simple fact, once the large companies realise it, may change the software landscape for ever. Thanks to D.S. for this one.
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You're only as sick as your secrets

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Stinginess with privileges is kindness in disguise. -- Guide to VAX/VMS Security, Sep. 1984