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Google’s open source geezer gets shirty about security

“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].’

“Pah

“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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