ZDNet UK: Microsoft Opens Windows for UK
Feb 03, 2003, 16:00 (26 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"The United Kingdom is the latest country to join a Microsoft
program that lets international governments see the otherwise
secret source code underlying Windows.
"Microsoft unveiled the Government Security Program two weeks
ago as a way to address concerns various governments have about the
security of its Windows operating system. The UK government
announced its participation on Friday.
"The programme, widely viewed as Microsoft's response to the
complete openness of the open-source movement, already includes
Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as