KDE on National Danish TV

Duncan 1i5t5.duncan at cox.net
Fri Nov 27 23:31:54 GMT 2009

spir posted on Fri, 27 Nov 2009 23:49:24 +0100 as excerpted:

> Was meaning possible spying features in closed-source software coming
> who-knows-where from. Some governments have adopted FLOSS as a general
> rule for this very reason

Or perhaps more accurately, black-box software

Try this one on for size if you've any doubts:

Given that that the French DST was involved in that thru...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farewell_Dossier ...
it's little wonder they're paranoid of blackbox software

(To be fair, the control software /was/ stolen,
not properly bought, but still...)

Duncan - List replies preferred.   No HTML msgs.
"Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman

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