LinuxWorld Australia: Govt Denies Proprietary Software a Security Risk
May 04, 2004, 19:00 (10 Talkback[s])
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"The federal government has rejected warnings from an open
source lobby group that closed source software presents a serious
risk to Australia's national security and ought to be chucked out
in favour of more transparent software.
"The finger-pointing started last week with Open Source Industry
Australia (OSIA) calling upon government departments and
organisations 'implementing solutions within the sphere of national
security to discontinue use of closed-source software where
possible due to serious security risks...'"