The Watley Review: Open Source Technology a Security Risk, Says Ashcroft
Aug 26, 2004, 01:00 (28 Talkback[s])
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"Making America safe from terrorists may require restricting
and, in some cases, banning the use of open source technology,
according to Attorney General John Ashcroft.
"'The truth is that America offers many more opportunities for
terrorists because it is an open society,' said Ashcroft in a press
conference on Monday. 'The same holds true for its technology and
software development. As a nation which is highly dependent upon
its high-tech infrastructure, it seems unwise for us to open the
door for malicious activity in this regard...'"
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