AP/MLive.com: Recent Attacks on Linux Come from Dubious Source
Jun 14, 2004, 14:00 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lee Gomes)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"There was a time when computer-industry marketing battles were
fought over who had the best technology. But these are litigious
times, so if you want to keep customers away from a competing
product, just infer they might get sued for using it.
"Consider a recent study about Linux from the Alexis de
Tocqueville Institution, a Washington, D.C., think tank that, in
addition to general pieces about Beltway topics, has a track record
for attacking Linux, the free software. An earlier institute study,
for example, suggested Linux's openness made it a boon to
terrorists. Most security experts say the opposite: that open
review makes software stronger and thus safer..."