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Re: Article in Time Magazine

"Kari Laine" <[email protected]> wrote:

>> How many exported software products might have backdoors,
>> vulnerabilities, and hidden procedures which are harmfull if ever
>> activated?

>I am not saying it is so I am just speculating

>Windows ?

>Microcode of big host systems like the one from IBM?

>Each mainframe comes with a line attached. Customer
>typically don't have the faintest idea what is going on 
>that line. I know one customer who stuck a printer 
>there and though - now we will see ... well he ended
>up with printouts he did not have the faintest idea
>of their context.

>Now does anyone has real evidence of possible

>Best Regards
>Kari Laine          [email protected]
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All the more reason to use Linux or FreeBSD - an OS you have the source for,
on hardware that you can examine.