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Google's open source geezer gets shirty about security

Nov 27, 2011, 18:03 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Ducklin)

"And he didn't just point a finger at the companies which sell mobile anti-virus software. Just by taking employment at such a company, you'll send DiBona's personal VU meter into the red:

"'IF you work for a company selling virus protection for android, rim or IOS you should be ashamed of yourself [sic].'


"That's no more helpful to anyone who cares about security and privacy than suggesting that you should be ashamed of working for a company which takes commercial photos of your house without asking (and, with the inevitability of Murphy's Law, just when you haven't mown the front garden after three weeks of lawn-nourishingly rainy weather), stitches them together into a photomontage of your entire suburb, and publishes the results for the world to search and see."

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