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ZDNET UK: Microsoft doesn't trust open source because it raises security issues

Dec 03, 1999, 15:57 (42 Talkback[s])
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"It's too much of a sweeping generalisation to say we'd open up source code completely. We do make some source code available to some individuals in academic institutions for example, and that is our ongoing strategy. Open source raises various security issues. How many banks will tell you where their cameras are and where their vaults are?"

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