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  •  If you understand free software, you know why it (7+ / 0-)

    had to be a joke, and why that supposedly "nervous" laughter to which Salon referred couldn't have been very nervous at all.

    Linux is free software. Every single line of its source code is readily available. Some of the best programmers and security experts (both black and white) spend inordinate amounts of time in that code.  You might get lucky and find a way to slip a back door in,  but you can't keep it secret and you can't make it stay.

    LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

    by dinotrac on Mon Sep 23, 2013 at 01:28:44 PM PDT

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