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MIT Technology Review: Would You Fly an Airplane with a Linux-Based Control System?

Nov 20, 2004, 15:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Simson Garfinkel)

"Here at the LISA 2005 conference, Dan Klein gave a very well-received talk on whether or not Linux is secure against hidden flaws--either those lurking there by accident, or those intentionally put there by evildoers.

"'We all know that 'Linux is better than Windows',' says Klein. 'Few intelligent people would board a fly-by-wire airplane which was controlled by Microsoft Windows. So how about Linux...?'"

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