MS attacking government use of "open source"

Angel R. Rivera angel at
Thu May 23 16:37:12 PDT 2002

Ah, I found it!

>3. Memo to Microsoft: Stay Secretive, Please
>By John Lasser
>Unix and Linux security owes much to openness and public disclosure, but
>Microsoft is too far gone for sunshine to do any good.

At 11:18 AM 5/23/2002 -0500, Rivera, Angel R wrote:
>A number of reasons I can think of-including: First they tried to get
>around GPL so they could use the open source but close off any
>changed/"enhancements" they make from the public-so now they are gunning
>for GPL.  And perhaps they are afraid that the Govt will force them as
>part of the anti-trust case to make sources or sections of source
>SecurityFocus just had an article on why M$ should not open source their

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